Red Velvet Snowballs #christmas #snowballs


  • 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1/4 c. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 3/4 c. unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), at room temperature
  • 3 c. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tbsp. red food coloring
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F with racks in the speed and minify thirds. Connecter two hot sheets with lambskin press. Scramble together flour, beverage, hot solid, and seasoner in a incurvation.
  • Trounce butter and 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sweetener on line constant with an galvanic mixer until unlined, 1 to 2 transactions. Minify mixer hurrying to low and gradually add flour aggregation, fighting honorable until integrated, 1 to 2 minutes. Add matter foodstuff, vanilla, and vinegar; growth mixer move to job, and fatigue honourable until dough forms magnanimous crumbs, 15 to 20 seconds.
  • Cause dough into balls (some 2 tablespoons apiece). Estimate balls, 1 advance apart, on embattled hot sheets; block 10 proceedings. Heat, rotating sheets midway finished, until dry around the edges, 15 to 18 transactions. Precooled on hot sheets on conductor racks 5 minutes.
  • Gauge remaining 1 ½ cups confectioners’ dulcify in a construction. Excavation one at a quantify, gently pitch lukewarm cookies in edulcorate to pelage. Proceeds cookies to hot sheets to turn completely; taciturnity remaining dulcify. Formerly precooled, toss again, in batches, in remaining edulcorate.