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Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

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Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies are soft and chewy cookies that are so easy to make. All you need is a few basic ingredients to make these homemade crinkle cookies.

A pile of three red velvet cookies.

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Red Velvet Cake Cookies are the perfect way to celebrate a holiday like Valentine’s Day. Not only are these cookies tasty, but they are so easy that you can get in the kids in the kitchen to help you make them.

Why you should make these Red Velvet Cookies Using Cake Mix

  • Easy to Make – you only need 4 ingredient and 30 minutes to have these cookies ready.
  • Perfect for Valentine’s Day – red velvet always screams “love” so these soft crinkle cookies are perfect for V-day!
  • Kid-friendly – Plus, they are great to make with the kids or grandkids. The fun red color makes them look festive.

If you love recipes like this, you may also enjoy this Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes recipe.

Ingredients Needed

Cake mix, eggs, white chocolate chips, and oil.
  • Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • Eggs
  • Vegetable Oil
  • White Chocolate Chips

How to Make Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

Collage of creating red velvet cookies.
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil until smooth and completely combined, about 2 minutes. (Photos 1, 2 & 3)
  4. Add the chocolate chips to the cookie batter to personal preferences. (Photo 4)
Collage of baking red velvet cookies.
  1. Use a 1 1/2 Tablespoon cookie scoop to portion out the cookie batter at least 3″ apart on the prepared cookie sheets. (Photo 5)
  2. Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden and spread out. (Photo 6)
  3. Allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet before attempting to remove them to a cooling rack or serve.
Red velvet cookies sitting on a black wooden board.

Storage

Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Tips For Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

  • Do not overmix your batter. Overmixing the batter will result in extremely flat cookies.
  • Don’t overcrowd your baking pan, these cookies will spread quite a bit.
  • Use parchment paper or cooking spray on your baking sheets to prevent sticking.

Substitutions and Variations

  • If you can’t find a red velvet cake mix, you can use your favorite chocolate cake mix and red food coloring.
  • Adding white chocolate chips is optional. It will give these cookies a little more texture and flavor, but it’s not absolutely necessary.
  • Add in chocolate chips or nuts for additional flavors.
A black wooden board of red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips.

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies FAQs

Can you freeze these Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies?

Yes, store them in an airtight container for up to three months.

Can I double this recipe?

Yes, this recipe can be doubled or tripled. just make sure that you bake your cookies in batches.

Can I use a homemade red velvet cake mix instead of a box?

Yes, you can use your favorite homemade cake mix. But, just the dry mix.

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Stack of Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies.
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Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yields 20 Cookies
The Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies are soft and fluffy, with a hint of chocolatey goodness in every bite. Perfect for Valentine's Day.

Ingredients 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350℉ degrees
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil until smooth and completely combined, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the chocolate chips to the cookie batter to personal preferences.
  • Use a 1 1/2 Tablespoon cookie scoop to portion out the cookie batter at least 3″ apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden and spread out.
  • Allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet before attempting to remove to a cooling rack or serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1Cookie Calories: 155kcal (8%) Carbohydrates: 18g (6%) Protein: 2g (4%) Fat: 9g (14%) Saturated Fat: 2g (13%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g Monounsaturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 17mg (6%) Sodium: 188mg (8%) Potassium: 90mg (3%) Fiber: 1g (4%) Sugar: 11g (12%) Vitamin A: 26IU (1%) Vitamin C: 1mg (1%) Calcium: 44mg (4%) Iron: 1mg (6%)

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