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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

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Duncan Hines(R) Canada

A deep red, chewy cookie that has a delicate crackled crust dusted with a touch of powdered sugar.

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  • Calories:
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 78 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Melt butter; set aside to cool. Place powdered sugar and cornstarch in shallow dish. Mix with a fork to blend.
  2. Place cake mix, cooled butter, eggs and lemon zest in large mixing bowl. Mix by hand until well blended and a dough forms.
  3. Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll in powdered sugar. Place on cool, ungreased baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake, 1 sheet at a time, in center of oven for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Store in airtight container with wax paper or parchment separating layers.
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Reviews

Jeannette
13
12/10/2013

These are perfect for Christmas! I confess that I changed the recipe a bit because I didn't have time for a dry run with it as written and I was looking for a plain rich chocolate flavor. My changes were simple - omitted lemon zest and wisked 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa into the dry ingredients and 1 tsp. vanilla extract in with the eggs. The result was the flavor I'd hoped for with a light cake texture. I'd prefer a slightly denser texture, but this can't be beat for for an easy, quick, from-a-mix recipe. Using a 1-inch melon ball scoop yielded a small cookie - perfect for cookie exchanges. Otherwise I would double the cookie size. The trick to the crackles is to roll the dough balls around until the confectioners sugar is thick and even all the way around. Be sure not to overbake or the cookies become too firm and dry. Very pretty!

Krissty341
7
6/28/2013

These are amazing and easy to make cookies! I strongly recommend them. No changes made just as is. Thanks for the great recipe!

Peggy
3
12/5/2013

Made these into cutouts. Regardless of the size/thickness, the lemon zest is very off putting. And, there's no reason to put cornstarch into the powdered sugar. This is nothing like Panera's red velvet crinkle cookie.