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Red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips on a white cake stand next to two cups of coffee
24Total Time
15Prep Time
9Bake Time

Red Velvet Cookies

Quick and easy

5 Reviews

  • Nut Free

About our red velvet cookies recipe:

The red velvet trend continues in baking; first came red velvet cake, and now these delicious red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips have made an appearance.

These moreish cookies are the perfect addition to a coffee morning with friends, or just a mid-morning munch by yourself.  

24Total Time
15Prep Time
9Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 190°C/170°fan/Gas Mark 5 and line two trays with baking parchment.

  2. Step 2:

    Combine the flour, cocoa powder, salt and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl.

  3. Step 3:

    Beat together the butter and sugar until very soft and fluffy. Add the egg, vanilla, vinegar and red food colouring. Mix until smooth.

  4. Step 4:

    Add the dry ingredients to the sugar and butter mixture. Add 30g of the white chocolate chips.

  5. Step 5:

    Chill the dough for 30 minutes.

  6. Step 6:

    Drop large teaspoons of dough onto your prepared baking sheets, making sure they are well spaced out. Leave plenty of room, as the cookies will spread.

  7. Step 7:

    Press some of the reserved chocolate chips into the top of each cookie.

  8. Step 8:

    Bake the cookies for 9 minutes.

  9. Step 9:

    Allow to cool on the tray for 5 minutes before transfering them to cool on a wire cooling rack.


  • For the Cookies

    • 150g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 1 1/2 tbsp Cocoa powder
    • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 100g Butter (unsalted, softened)
    • 150g Billington's Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
    • 3/4 tsp White wine vinegar
    • 3/4 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • 1 Egg (free range) (large)
    • 1/2 pot Red food colouring (professional grade)
    • 60g White chocolate chips


  • Baking tray
  • Cling film
  • Cooling rack

Nutritional Information

per 26g
  • 130cal Energy
  • 6.2g Fat
  • 3.8g of which Saturates
  • 16g Carbohydrates
  • 10g of which Sugars
  • 1.7g Protein
  • 0.19g Salt

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