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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

As soft as Santa's suit
Courtesy of McCormick

Crinkle cookies can be made with many flavors, but the red velvet is perhaps one of the most festive. If you don't like peppermint, and you're tired of plain old sugar cookies, these red velvet sweets will delight. 

Courtesy of McCormick


  • 1 2/3 Cup flour
  • 1/3 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 Cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Red Food Color
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick® All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup confectioners' sugar


Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.

Set aside.

Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, food color and vanilla; mix well.

Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.

Refrigerate 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls.

Roll in confectioners’ sugar mixture to completely coat.

Place 2 inches apart onto baking sheets sprayed with no stick cooking spray.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are puffed.

Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes.

Remove to wire racks; cool completely.