Connie's Red Velvet Cookies

Connie Ottman


These wonderful cookies are moist and yummy. People are always asking for the recipe. They are so easy to make and look fantastic in cookie trays. Orginally, this recipe appeared on the side of a Duncan Hines red velvet food cake mix. I tweaked the recipe a little to suit my taste. Once cooled, stuff your little mouth till you explode;)

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6 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
corn starch
1 box
duncan hines red velvet cake mix
large eggs (at room temperature)
1 tsp
lemon zest (i used the zest of an entire lemon)

How to Make Connie's Red Velvet Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 375.
  • 2Melt butter and set aside to cool.
  • 3Place powdered sugar and cornstarch in shallow dish. Mix with a fork to blend.
  • 4Place cake mix, cooled butter, eggs and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl.
  • 5Mix by hand until well blended and a dough forms. (I use a heavy wooden spoon to mix.)
  • 6Forn dough into 1 inch balls and roll in powdered. (An ice cream scoop makes this step easier.)
  • 7Place balls on a cool, ungreased baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • 8Bake one sheet at a time, in center of oven for 9-11 minutes.
  • 9Transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
  • 10Once cooled, enjoy!
  • 11Store in an airtight container with wax paper or parchment separating layers.

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About Connie's Red Velvet Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #easy

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