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These Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cookie Stacks with Cream Cheese Frosting are a fun way to celebrate special occasions and holidays.
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Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cookie Stacks

These Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cookie Stacks with Cream Cheese Frosting are a fun way to celebrate special occasions and holidays.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 537kcal
Author: Kim Beaulieu

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. 
  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and 1/2 cup sugar in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. 
  • Combine 1 cup granulated sugar and  8 ounces cream cheese in large mixing bowl or stand mixer bowl. Use an electric mixer to combine ingredients using medium speed. Mix until fluffy. 
  • In a small bowl combine butter and chocolate. Melt in microwave for about 30 to 60 seconds or until melted. Stir until smooth and allow to cool slightly. 
  • Add chocolate mixture, red gel food colouring and vanilla to cream cheese mixture. Mix until combined. 
  • Add flour mixture to cream cheese mixture slowly, in 2 to 3 batches. Use the mixer to combine ingredients after you add each batch of flour mixture.
  • Cover bowl and place in the fridge for 30 minutes if you want your cookies to hold their shape. 
  • Remove from fridge and roll into small 1 inch balls. Press down with the palm of your hand or use a fork dipped in water to press the cookies down. Place in oven and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes. 
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool. 
  • In stand mixer combine confectioners sugar and 8 ounces of cream cheese and mix until fluffy. 
  • Add milk and vanilla, mix again until combined. 
  • Transfer to a piping bag with large tip. 
  • Pipe frosting onto the top of cookies. Press 3 cookies into each stack. 
  • Serve with a big old holiday loving smile!

Nutrition

Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 152mg | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1.5mg