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Red Velvet Crinkles

If you love to make cookies that are very easy, soft and delicious, not to mention look wonderful. This recipe is for you. They are perfect when unexpected company arrives and you need to bake something in a hurry. Let’s not forget the holidays will soon be upon us These are very impressive to look at as well as eat. A cake mix and a few ingredients is all it takes to have them coming back for more. Cake mixes definitely need to be a staple in the pantry for these yummy delights.

Red Velvet Crinkles
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Red Velvet Crinkles


  • 1 red velvet cake mix
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or 1/3 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, or your favorite
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened dark cocoa, optional

Here’s what you do

Preheat oven 350 degrees F.

Mix with fork, sugar and cocoa, sit aside.

In a separate bowl, beat room temperature eggs with oil or cooled, melted margarine with a fork.

Add cake mix and mix until incorporated. Dough will be soft.

Roll into walnut size balls. Roll in sugar and cocoa mix.

Put on ungreased cookie sheet(s).

Cook 5 minutes, rotate pan(s) and cook another 3-5 minutes.

Take out of oven when you see brown around the edges and tops just barely moist.