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Red velvet cookies topped with chocolate kisses.

Red Velvet Crinkle Blossom Cookies

Sarah Baade
Red velvet cookies rolled in powdered sugar and topped with a chocolate kiss.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 127 kcal


  • cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-2 Tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup powdered sugar (may need more depending on how heavily you coat the rolled dough)
  • 30 chocolate kisses, unwrapped


  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Mix eggs, 1 tablespoon food coloring, and vanilla.
  • Gradually stir dry ingredients in. If dough is pink in appearance, add more food coloring until you reach a deep red color.
  • Cover dough with plastic wrap and chill 1 hour minimum (can chill overnight if preferred)
  • When ready to bake cookies, preheat oven to 350℉ and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Tightly roll dough into tablespoon sized balls then roll in powdered sugar until fully covered. Place on prepared baking sheet, 3 inches apart. Bake 10 minutes.
  • When cookies are fresh out of the oven, gently press a chocolate kiss into the middle of each cookie.
  • Let cookies cool slightly before transferring to cooling rack.
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