York Mint Red Velvet Wreaths are a simple red velvet cookie that is baked and cooled and decorated as a wreath.
Keyword: mint, red velvet
Skill Level: Basic
2 1/4call-purpose flour
2 1/2Tbl. cocoa powder
7Tbl. unsalted butterroom temperature
1 1/2tsp.white vinegar
1Tbl. red food coloring
36York Peppermint Patties
1bag mini chocolate chips
1tube 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.