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RED VELVET VALENTINE COOKIES

These Red Velvet Valentine Cookies are decadent, rich and super easy to make - everyone will love how fun and flavorful they are! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 12.5oz package Sugar Cookie Mix or halve super soft sugar cookie recipe
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3 tsp red coloring
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tsp butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Valentines sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter, egg, cream cheese and red coloring until well blended.
  • Place rounded tablespoons dough 2-inches apart onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Spray the bottom of a glass jar with non-stick spray. Press down each ball of cookie dough gently until a 2 1/2” diameter circle of dough forms.
  • Bake 9-10 minutes.
  • Cool cookies completely.
  • To make cream cheese frosting:
  • With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add in powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, mixing until smooth. Spread on each cookie and top with holiday sprinkles.