{My Original} Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

 these are perfectly soft and chewy, gorgeously red and dotted with creamy vanilla chocolate chips. A perfect cookie for Christmas or Valentines!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Red Velvet Cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 18
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter , softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp distilled white vinegar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp red food coloring
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips , divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  2. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, whip together butter, sugar and vinegar until pale and fluffy, about 3 - 4 minutes. Mix in egg. Add in vanilla and red food coloring and mix until blended. With mixer set on low speed, slowly add in dry ingredients and mix just until combine. Mix in white chocolate chips (note: I mixed in half of the white chocolate chips then set aside the other half to press into the tops of the rolled dough balls so more of them show through when baking...but I just noticed over at Gonna Want Seconds that she just pressed some extra white chocolate chips into the tops of cookies AFTER baking, genius!). Scoop dough out by the heaping tablespoonfuls and shape into balls. Transfer to Silpat or parchment paper lined baking sheets and bake in preheated oven 9 - 11 minutes. Allow to cool on cookie sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool. Store cookies in an airtight container.