Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies are a soft chewy mild chocolate cookie covered in powdered sugar.
Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
Red Food Coloring
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
to roll cookie dough into
Melt chocolate in double boiler or place chocolate in microwave-safe bowl and melt at 50% powder for 30 seconds at a time, stirring well. It may take a few rounds to melt. Stir and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar for 4 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix for 1 minute longer.
Stir in melted chocolate and red food coloring and mix.
Add cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, and salt and stir just until combined.
Cover and chill in a refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pour powdered sugar into shallow bowl. Scoop 1 Tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball. Generously roll into powdered sugar ensuring the cookie dough is completely covered.
Bake for 11-14 or until cookies begins to crack.
*Recipe adapted from Red Velvet Crackle Cookies in Holiday Cookies Cookbook