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Red Velvet Cookie Cups

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 48
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Sugar cookies add a new twist to red velvet in a bite-size treat everyone will love.
By Inspired Taste
Updated Apr 28, 2021
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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 48 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. Place 1 cookie dough round in each muffin cup.
  • 2
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3
    Using end of wooden spoon, carefully press into center of each cookie to make 1-inch-wide indentation. Cool completely.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and red food color with electric mixer on low speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (do not overbeat).
  • 5
    Fill each cooled cookie cup 3/4 full with cake batter.
  • 6
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from muffin cups onto cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Frost tops of cookie cups with frosting.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To decorate the tops of the cookie cups with cake crumbs, fill two or three empty muffin cups with cake batter. After baking, cool and then break apart with fingers until crumbs form.
  • tip 2
    Replace the devil’s food cake mix with a German chocolate cake mix.

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