Recipes

Red Velvet Stuffed Cookies

by Charlotte Jane Davis

Red Velvet Stuffed Cookies

Can you think of a better way to say "I love you" than with a freshly baked red velvet cookie? Probably not. That's why we're sharing our recipe for the perfect Valentine's Day treat. These cookies are stuffed with cream cheese frosting, and they'll definitely make your loved one feel special. So grab your ingredients and get started! We promise, these cookies are worth the effort.


Ingredients

Red Velvet Cookies

35 g cocoa powder

319 g all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

200g softened unsalted butter 

120g brown sugar

120g white sugar

2 large eggs room temperature

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 tsp red food color gel

1 tbsp buttermilk

Cream Cheese Filling

170 g softened cream cheese

142 g icing sugar

1/2 tsp salt



Instructions

Cream Cheese Filling

  1. In a medium sized bowl, use a hand mixer to combine the cream cheese, sugar and salt together.
  2. Cover the bowl with plastic film and chill in freezer for at least 30 minutes
 

Red Velvet Cookies

  1. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt) and set aside.
  2. In the bowl of your stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugars until fluffy, 3-5 minutes
  3. Under low speed, gradually add the eggs 
  4. Add the vanilla, red food coloring and buttermilk. Mix until just combined. 
  5. Add in the flour mixture gradually while the mixer is running on low until fully incorporated
  6. Chill the cookie dough for at least an hour 
  7. Preheat the oven to 350*
  8. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out a ball of dough. Press the dough flat and wrap 1 tsp of filling inside. Roll the dough into balls and place on a Baker’s Secret Superb Cookie Sheet (up to 6 per pan)
  9. Bake for 14 minutes. Check if the edge of the cookie starts to solidify and crisp. Cool on a wire rack completely and serve.

Servings: 12 large cookies

Time required: 1 hour and 20 minutes