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stack of red velvet cookies

Easy Red Velvet Cookies

Easy Red Velvet Cookie Recipe - this fun cookie is soft and chewy and gooey too, and perfect with M&Ms. They're good all year round but red velvet cookies are perfect for Valentine's Day!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 169kcal
Author Dorothy Kern


  • 1 box 15-16 ounces red velvet cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups mini or regular chocolate chips or M&Ms
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles optional


  • Place cake mix, eggs, and butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. You can also use a hand mixer. Mix until a smooth dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips or M&Ms and sprinkles (if using).
  • Scoop 2 tablespoon sized cookie dough balls onto cookie sheets lined with silpat baking mats or parchment paper. Chill for at least one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake chilled cookies for about 11-13 minutes, or until the edges just start to get golden brown.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for up to one month.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g