Red Velvet Thumbprints 3

Red Velvet Holiday Thumbprints

This brilliant red Christmas cookie is garnished with crushed candy canes.

AuthorCarley KnutsenDifficultyBeginner

Cookies
 1 cup Sugar
 1 cup Butter
 1 Egg
 4 tsp Red Food Coloring
 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
 2 ½ cups Flour
 3 tsp Baking Cocoa
 1 tsp Baking Powder
 ¼ tsp Salt
Filling
 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
 2 tsp Oil
 ¼ cup Crushed Candy Canes

Cookies
1

Cream together sugar and butter. Add egg, food coloring, and extract. Add the dry ingredients and mix well. Roll into a 1 inch ball and place on a baking sheet. Press a thumb into the middle of the cookie ball, making a well. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes.

Filling
2

Melt the chocolate and oil together; mix until smooth. Pour into the thumbprint wells and drizzle for decoration. Sprinkle candy cane dust over cookies before the chocolate sets.

Ingredients

Cookies
 1 cup Sugar
 1 cup Butter
 1 Egg
 4 tsp Red Food Coloring
 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
 2 ½ cups Flour
 3 tsp Baking Cocoa
 1 tsp Baking Powder
 ¼ tsp Salt
Filling
 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
 2 tsp Oil
 ¼ cup Crushed Candy Canes

Directions

Cookies
1

Cream together sugar and butter. Add egg, food coloring, and extract. Add the dry ingredients and mix well. Roll into a 1 inch ball and place on a baking sheet. Press a thumb into the middle of the cookie ball, making a well. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes.

Filling
2

Melt the chocolate and oil together; mix until smooth. Pour into the thumbprint wells and drizzle for decoration. Sprinkle candy cane dust over cookies before the chocolate sets.

Red Velvet Holiday Thumbprints

Thanks to Taste of Home for the recipe!

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