Cookies & Bars

Red Velvet Cookies

Betty Crocker


  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
  •  1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  •  1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  •  1/4 cup sour cream
  •  1 tablespoon red food color
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 to 1 cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, cocoa, butter, sour cream, food color and egg until soft dough forms.
  2. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. Frost cooled cookies with frosting. Sprinkle with nuts. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

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