Valentine's Day can be a tough, disappointing day for many people, regardless of whether or not you are in a relationship, but cookies make it bearable. No matter whether you are desperately searching for someone and single, casually seeing someone who won't make a move, or just unhappy in your current relationship, you need a little extra sweetness in your life. 

Look no further than this recipe. Personally, I can't get enough chocolate, especially on holidays, when I basically give myself a free pass to eat all the chocolate candy, cookies, and cakes I want. Truffles? Yes. Cupcakes? 100%. Triple chocolate chip cookies dipped in milk chocolate and iced with ganache. Of course. I am definitely a chocolate lover, and these cookies do not disappoint. 

Simple Red Velvet Cookies

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:20 mins
  • Servings:18
  • Easy


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chip white semi-sweet dark or a combination
  • Step 1

    Whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt together in a bowl.

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  • Step 2

    Add butter to the mixture.

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  • Step 3

    Beat the butter into the flour mixture.

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  • Step 4

    Stir in the brown sugar and granulated sugar.

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  • Step 5

    Add the egg, milk, vanilla and red food coloring.

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  • Step 6

    Stir until combined.

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  • Step 7

    Fold in chocolate chips.

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  • Step 8

    Scoop out onto a lined cookie sheet.

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  • Step 9

    Bake at 350° until the cookies are cooked through.

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  • Step 10

    Enjoy with a tall glass of milk!

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