Vanilla Iced red velvet cookies say I Love You in any language.
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Red Velvet Iced Cookies

Red Velvet! Get into the season of love and Holidays! Vanilla Iced red velvet cookies say I Love You in any language.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time41 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday, red velvet
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Basic
Servings: 36
Calories: 118kcal
Author: Marilyn

Ingredients

The Red Velvet Cookies:

  • 2 ounces Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • ¬Ĺ1/2 cut butter
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar Firmly Packed
  • 1/2 cup White Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Food Coloring
  • 2 cups all purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

The Frosting:

  • 1/4 cups Butter Room temperature softened
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese, Room temperature Softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Powdered SugarRed candy sparkles to decorate the top

Instructions

For the Cookie:

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Unwrap squares of chocolate and put them in a microwavable bowl.
  • Melt in the microwave, 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between. Continue heating in 30 second increments until smooth. Set aside.
  • Combine butter, brown sugar, and white sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat on medium speed until smooth.
  • Add baking soda and salt. Beat for another minute or until well mixed.
  • Add the egg and beat until it is well mixed. Add red food coloring and mix unil well incorporated.
  • Scrape the sides of the bowl. Add melted chocolate and mix until well combined.
  • Scrape the sides of the bowl. Mix in one cup flour. Mix in sour cream. Add the rest of the flour and mix well. Mix in chocolate chips.
  • Drop tablespoon sized scoops of dough onto a greased or parchment paper lined cookie sheet spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake cookies for 11 minutes or until they rise and become firm. Remove the pan from the oven and move cookies to a wire rack to cool.

For the frosting:

  • In a medium sized bowl mix butter, cream cheese and vanilla until smooth. Add powered sugar and mix to combine. Adjust powdered sugar for desired spreading consistency.
  • Spread frosting over the cooled cookies.
  • Put the red sprinkles on top of the icing.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg