Red Velvet Sugar Cookies
Indulge in the rich, velvety goodness of Red velvet sugar cookies. These cookies are soft and chewy and have a perfect texture that melts in your mouth. It is infused with cocoa powder, which gives them a rich chocolatey taste, and rolled in sugar, which adds a nice crunch to every bite. These cookies are perfect for any occasion, whether a special celebration or a casual sweet treat. Every bite will be an explosion of flavors in your mouth.
Red velvet sugar cookies are a delicious and festive treat that is perfect for any occasion. These pudding cookies are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. The addition of cocoa powder gives these sugar cookies a rich and velvety texture that is perfect for any red velvet lover.
WHAT IS RED VELVET?
Red velvet is a type of cake that is characterized by its deep red color and rich, velvety texture. The red color is typically achieved using food coloring, but can also be achieved using natural ingredients such as beet juice. The flavor of red velvet is often described as a subtle chocolate taste with a hint of vanilla. It's typically paired with cream cheese frosting, which adds a tangy and creamy contrast to the rich flavor of the cake. It's a popular flavor and is enjoyed in various forms such as cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more.
These sugar cookies get their red velvet taste from the instant pudding mix with a blend of cocoa powder. If you do not have or cannot find the pudding mix, then red velvet emulsion will be a great substitute and still have the same great taste!
INGREDIENTS FOR RED VELVET COOKIES
Granulated Sugar (additional for rolling)
Red Velvet Instant Pudding Mix OR Red Velvet Emulsion
Aquafaba (liquid from a can of chickpeas)
HOW TO MAKE RED VELVET SUGAR COOKIES
To make these red velvet pudding cookies, start by creaming together the dairy-free butter and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowl. Once the mixture is light and fluffy, add in the red velvet pudding mix or emulsion, aquafaba, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
In a separate bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add this dry mixture to the wet mixture, stirring until the dough comes together. Roll the dough into small balls and then roll the balls in additional sugar. Place the cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake at 350 degrees for about 11-13 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden brown.
These red velvet pudding cookies are best served warm with a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot cocoa. Enjoy these delicious and indulgent cocoa sugar cookies that are sure to be a hit with any red velvet lover!