More About Frosted Red Velvet Cookies

Total Time
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

5 dozen


2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup sugar
1 large egg, room temperature
1 tablespoon red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 can (16 ounces) cream cheese frosting
Sprinkles, optional


In a microwave, melt unsweetened chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in the egg, food coloring and vanilla. Add cooled chocolate; beat until blended. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beating well after each addition. Stir in chocolate chips.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 6-9 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with frosting. If desired, decorate with sprinkles.

Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 103 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Date & Time

February 26, 2025

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