OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD 2012

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Red Velvet Cookies

I was feeling very domestic today. And since I will be visiting one of my best gal pals who just had a baby I wanted to take a desert to go along with the chili I made for her. Bakerella had posted an easy recipe for red velvet cookies and I thought they would be perfect!
So.. I gathered my ingredients together... One red velvet cake mix, one stick of room temp butter and two eggs. Yep.. that is it. Three ingredients... this could not be any easier!!


The three ingredients are put into my handy dandy mixing bowl.....

Now... my little handheld mixer is practically an antique! ( A lovely shade of harvest gold circa late 70's) I have had this little gem for 29 years! It is from Sears and I have used it, and used it... and it just keeps on mixing! Bless it heart... this batter almost did it in. The batter is extremely thick... but the might mixer did the job!



To ensure almost uniform cookie size, I used a 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon to scoop the batter onto the greased cookie sheet.



Here are the first dozen ready to go in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees.



Ahhh... here are the first dozen cooling off. They are such a pretty deep red, don't you think?



After cooling for a few minutes.... I put them in a zip lockbag so I can frost them later... probably tomorrow.


But.... I wanted to show you the finished cookie.. topped with cream cheese frosting!



Oh yes..... they are definitely delicious!


Trust me..:)








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13 comments:

Paula said...

oh my those look good and I wish I could have one but on the diet.

Missy said...

OH these look good! I am going to try them!

Tracy said...

I just got a Red Velvet cake mix on sale and I think I will try these with it! My mom and sister are coming out for a visit, and these would be perfect. Thanks for sharing!

Kristen said...

Mmmm Sounds yummy!!

Lisa said...

Paula... Keep up the good work on your diet!! You can do it! One pound at a time!

Missy,

They are so easy! Try them and let me know what you think!

Tracy..
Your mom and sister will enjoy the cookies... and to make it easier.. just pick up a can of cream cheese frosting. Perfect!

Kristen..
They are the best!

danielle said...

whoa that's crazy. i went with my friend to the grocery store on sunday to get toilet paper and she picked up the EXACT same box of red velvet cake mix. on the same day. weird lol :) and i actually pointed out the same frosting but she said she already had frosting...with sprinkles in it. haha!

Missy said...

OH these look good! I am going to try them!

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