York Mint Red Velvet Wreaths
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York Mint Red Velvet Wreaths

York Mint Red Velvet Wreaths are a simple red velvet cookie that is baked and cooled and decorated as a wreath.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time29 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mint, red velvet
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Basic
Servings: 36
Calories: 118kcal
Author: Marilyn


  • 2 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 Tbl. cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 7 Tbl. unsalted butter room temperature
  • 6 Tbl. shortening
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 Tbl. red food coloring
  • 36 York Peppermint Patties
  • 1 bag mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tube Betty Crocker Cookie Filling


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter, shortening and sugar until very pale and light and fluffy; about 4 minutes. Add the egg and mix well. Add the vinegar, vanilla and red food coloring and mix until fully incorporated.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Roll about 1 1/2 Tablespoons of dough into a ball and press one peppermint patty into dough allowing edges to hug the mint.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake for 8-9 minutes, they will look underdone.
  • Once cool, rim around the edge of the cokies with filling cream.
  • Place mini chocolate chips in the cream. Let firm up and serve.


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Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg