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RECIPE: Red Velvet Cookies

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Updated: January 22, 2012 8:01AM

MAKES 36 Cookies

1 pouch (1 pound, 1.5
ounces) Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix

1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa

¼ cup butter or margarine, softened

¼ cup sour cream

1 tablespoon red food coloring

1 egg


¾ to 1 cup cream cheese frosting

¼ cup chopped nuts

Heat oven to 375 degrees. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, cocoa, butter, sour cream, food coloring and egg until soft dough forms. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 9 minutes, or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove to wire rack and cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost; sprinkle with nuts. Store slightly covered at room temperature.

Betty Crocker

Nutrition facts per serving:

101 calories, 6 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 14 mg cholesterol, 12 g carbohydrates, 6 g sugars, 1 g protein, 70 mg sodium, 0 g fiber

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