Delicious Red Velvet Swig Cookies Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 12
Best ever red velvet swig cookies. These cookies are super tasty and pretty simple to make too.
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • ¾ C canola oil
  • 1¾ C sugar, divided
  • Another ¾ C powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 C flour
  • ⅓ C hershey cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp cream of tartar
  • Just 1 tsp kosher salt
  • One tbsp red red gel food coloring
  • 1 container of cream cheese frosting
  • A disposable piping bag
  • Cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
  • Cooking spray
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt and whisk together to combine
  3. Cream together the butter, canola oil, 1½ C sugar, powder sugar, water, eggs and red food colouring until combined.
  4. Gradually add in the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until combined
  5. Using an ice cream scooper, scoop out some dough and roll it into a ball
  6. Place onto the cookie sheet
  7. Using the remaining sugar, pour the sugar onto a plate.
  8. Spray the bottom of a glass and dip it into the sugar
  9. Lightly press the bottom of the glass onto the cookie dough and press down
  10. Repeat steps with remaining dough on the cookie sheet
  11. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the top doesn't feel doughy anymore
  12. Once the cookies have been baked, let them cool for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack
  13. After all cookies have been baked and cooled, scoop cream cheese frosting into piping bag.
  14. Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe small dollops of the frosting on top of the cookies
  15. Smooth frosting out with a knife
  16. Let cookies sit for 30 minutes so that the frosting can harden
  17. Enjoy!!
Recipe by Thrifty Mommas Tips at