Red Velvet Blossoms - only 6 ingredients to make these chewy, chocolatey, red velvet cookies! Perfect for Valentine's Day or Christmas!

Red Velvet Blossoms

Yield 2 dozen + cookies (about 28)


  • 1 (16.5oz) box Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (2.25oz) jar red sugar crystals
  • Hershey Kisses (approximately 28)


  1. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, combine the Red Velvet Cake Mix, oil, water, and egg until no dry lumps appear.
  2. Pour the red sugar crystals into a bowl. Scoop 1½ to 2 Tbsp sized cookie balls. Roll cookie dough balls individually in the red sugar crystals and place them a few inches apart on a prepared baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately press a chocolate kiss in the center of each warm cookie gently. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Notes

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