Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Red Velvet Cookies

These cookies are a twist on the famous red velvet cupcake. These cookies are chewy and the frosting gives that hint of cupcake.

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon red food coloring

Pre-made Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon for dusting

Preheat oven to 350.

Cream butter and sugars together until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and combine until smooth. Beat in red food coloring. Stir in cocoa, flour, baking soda and salt until just combined.

Drop by the tsp onto baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Let cool completely and Frost with cream cheese frosting. Sprinkle with cinnamon.