Red Velvet Cookies * Recipe

Today is the last day of the On line Cookie Exchange. I hope you found some great new recipes and share them with your family. Today;s Recipe is a Southern Classic & one of my favorites – Red Velvet . It brings back memories of family Christmas parties  as this was always a part of the desert table. 

 

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Red Velvet Cookies-

  • 2 1/2 C     AP flour
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened coca powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter/room temp
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 large Egg plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp red food coloring
  • 11/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 C Buttermilk

Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes.

Line baking sheets with parchment and drop by tablespoon about 2 inches apart.

Let Cool – Frost with Cream Cheese Icing

  • 4oz cream cheese /whipped
  • 1/2 stick of butter/softened
  • 1 C confectioner sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Min cream cheese & butter till smooth. Add vanilla and sugar and Mix to smooth.