Red Velvet Christmas Cookies

Red velvet christmas cookies
PREP
10 minutes
TOTAL TIME
35 minutes
SERVINGS
24
Cookies:
1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
1 egg
1/3 cup cocoa powder
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
3 tsp red coloring
Cream Cheese Frosting:
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 tsp butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
STEP 1

Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter, egg, cream cheese and red coloring until well blended.

STEP 2

Place rounded tablespoons dough 2-inches apart onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Spray the bottom of a glass jar with non-stick spray. Press down each ball of cookie dough gently until a 2 1/2 inch diameter circle of dough forms.

STEP 3

Bake 9-10 minutes. Cool cookies completely. While cookies cool, make the cream cheese frosting.

STEP 4

With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth.

STEP 5

Add in powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, mixing until smooth.

STEP 6

Spread on each cookie and top with holiday sprinkles.

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