• Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 30

Red Velvet Butter Cookies

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 Ingredients List

  • 250gm plain flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 200gm sugar
  • 250gm cream cheese, softened
  • 60gm butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 tbsp red food colouring
  • 60gm icing sugar


Sift flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
Using a electric whisk, cream butter and cream cheese together until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg till well combined. Beat in food colourings.
Add in sugar and flour mixture and beat briefly till well incorporated. Do not overheat.
Transfer dough into a clean plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours.
Place icing sugar in a small bowl.
Divide dough into 30 equal portions and roll each ball in icing sugar (or use a small ice-cream scoop). Place the coated dough onto a lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven at 180 deg cel for 15-20 min (depending on the size of the cookies) until firm. Cool completely on wire rack before storing in air-tight container for up to 3 days.

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