Red Velvet Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Red Velvet Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  3. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes, until creamy.
  4. Gradually add sugar, beating well.
  5. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  6. Beat in food coloring and vanilla.
  7. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  8. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition, stopping to scrape the bowl as needed.
  9. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  10. Spread dough to 3-inch rounds.
  11. Bake for 15 minutes, until tops are set; cool on baking sheets 5 minutes.
  12. Remove to wire racks, and cool completely.
  13. Crumble 1 cookie into fine crumbs to use as garnish.
  14. Make frosting-beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and salt at medium speed with an electric mixer 1 minute, until creamy.
  15. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed 2 minutes or until smooth.
  16. Spread about 2 1/2 tablespoons cream cheese frosting onto each cookie; sprinkle with crumbs.
  17. Store cookies in refrigerator up to 5 days.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1735.11 Kcal (7265 kJ)
Calories from fat 928.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 103.17g 159%
Cholesterol 288.87mg 96%
Sodium 1056mg 44%
Potassium 1864.91mg 40%
Total Carbs 185.96g 62%
Sugars 87.51g 350%
Dietary Fiber 4.96g 20%
Protein 21.59g 43%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 28%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Calcium 239.1mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 419.45 Kcal (1756 kJ)
Calories from fat 224.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.94g 159%
Cholesterol 69.83mg 96%
Sodium 255.28mg 44%
Potassium 450.83mg 40%
Total Carbs 44.95g 62%
Sugars 21.16g 350%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 20%
Protein 5.22g 43%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 28%
Iron 0.6mg 14%
Calcium 57.8mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 42.5
  • 48

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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