Red Velvet Christmas Cookies | I’m Lovin’ It


It snowed only 2-3″ at our house almost a week ago and we still have most of that snow on the ground!  It has been unbelievably cold all week!  8 degree’s this morning! brrrrrrr.  Why is it, during the holidays, I don’t feel compelled to complain about the onslaught of winter?  We are digging out boots, looking for matching gloves and layering up with scarves and leggings – it just goes hand in hand with the picturesque season.  As temperatures continue to drop and snow lands in January and February……I’m sure you’ll hear a lot of complaining lol.

We’ve had a fire going nearly every day, next to the brightly lit Christmas tree…….the only thing that can make this cozy picture any better is baking cookies!

It’s no secret that Gooey Butter Cake is a favorite at our house………and Nutella Gooey Butter Cake has even taken over the title as our go to pot-luck dessert of choice.  It’s always a sure winner!

It wouldn’t be the holidays with out our favorite gooey butter cake turned cookie ……Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies


Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies


Since  cookie exchanges are upon us, I thought that this was a perfect time to share our favorite easy red velvet cookie recipe with you!  This holiday cookie hit starts with a boxed cake mix, making them so simple you’ll have no excuse not to make them!  

Just grab a  Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix, butter, an egg, cream cheese, homemade vanilla, white chocolate chips and powdered sugar.  Mix it all together .

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies

Roll dough into one inch balls, I like to scoop out the dough with a cookie scoop then roll into a ball with my hands.  Using a small bowl full of powdered sugar, roll each Red Velvet Cookie to completely cover in sugar.

Place them on a parchment lined baking sheet, a few inches apart.  Bake until set.  These are soft cookies, almost cake like.  After they cool completely, dust with more powdered sugar.

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies


Get the full Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookie Recipe here.  

Then you can have a gorgeous decadent cookie for your holiday dessert table or cookie trays!……….if they make it that long 😉


**TIP:  My secret weapon to keeping my hands clean when I roll cookie dough



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A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog,, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

42 Responses to “Red Velvet Christmas Cookies | I’m Lovin’ It”

  1. Jenn posted on December 12, 2013 at 7:38 pm (#)

    Thanks for the party Cheryl! Those cookies look amazing!!

  2. Brenda @ Chatting Over Chocolate posted on December 12, 2013 at 7:56 pm (#)

    Thanks for hosting, Cheryl!! I feeling your {chilly} pain! Hope you can stay warm! … Have a fabulous upcoming weekend! :)

  3. Elie @ OrganizerByDay posted on December 12, 2013 at 8:22 pm (#)

    Thanks for hosting another wonderful party! I look forward to it all day. Hope you have a great weekend!

  4. Angie@Echoes of Laughter posted on December 12, 2013 at 8:45 pm (#)

    Thank you so much for hosting Cheryl! Have a lovely weekend! Angie xo

  5. Taryn @ Design, Dining and Diapers posted on December 12, 2013 at 9:18 pm (#)

    Thanks for hosting CheryL!

  6. DesignedByBH posted on December 13, 2013 at 1:00 am (#)

    Thanks for another great party, Cheryl! I hope you have a great weekend!!

  7. Gina posted on December 13, 2013 at 1:14 am (#)

    Certainly can’t beat that now can you?!!! YUM Cheryl.

  8. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:20 am (#)

    These look fabulous!!

  9. Christine posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:43 am (#)

    I want some cookies! They look soooo good!

    Thanks for the party Cheryl!!

  10. dawn@joyfulscribblings posted on December 13, 2013 at 7:34 am (#)

    I can’t wait to try your cookies. My daughter loves red velvet cake and I love that the recipe uses a cake mix and saves time. :) Thanks for the party and Happy Holidays!

  11. Averie @ Averie Cooks posted on December 13, 2013 at 7:58 am (#)

    Cheryl these are so pretty! And love using cookie scoops, too. Cannot imagine baking cookies without! pinned

  12. Anna@CrunchyCreamySweet posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:13 am (#)

    These are beautiful, Cheryl! Pinned!

  13. Hani Shabbir posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am (#)

    Thanks for hosting.. :)

  14. Brooke posted on December 13, 2013 at 11:34 am (#)

    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous party, Cheryl! Your red velvet cookies look amazing. I’m always smitten with your photography- beautiful! Have a great weekend!

  15. nest of posies posted on December 13, 2013 at 8:19 pm (#)

    these look incredible!!! i bet they’re amazing!

  16. Allie | Baking a Moment posted on December 14, 2013 at 6:55 am (#)

    I love your bright red cookies, Cheryl! They are so cheery and they sound delish with the cream cheese… Thanks so much for hosting the party! Hope you have a terrific weekend :)

  17. Brenda @ SweetSimpleStuff posted on December 14, 2013 at 11:38 am (#)

    Thank you for sharing your Red Velvet Cookies again, I had forgotten about them! Those cookies are on my “to do” list this week!!! Thank you, once again, for hosting a great party :)

  18. BeBetsy posted on December 14, 2013 at 3:58 pm (#)

    Yay! It’s finally December! Happy Holidays!! Thank you for hosting this great party. We love your blog!!
    ~~ Seasons Greetings,

    Sharon, Denise & Aubrie

  19. Shaina posted on December 19, 2013 at 12:15 pm (#)

    All I want for Christmas is a handful of these cookies. Yum!


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