Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe (from scratch!)

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Ingredients

2¼ cups plus 1 tablespoon (about 280 grams) organic unbleached all-purpose flour, such as King Arthur Flour®

3 tablespoons (21 grams) organic raw unsweetened cocoa, leveled off & sifted

3 teaspoons (1 tablespoon/12 grams) baking powder

1 (8-ounce/226-gram) package cream cheese, such as Philadelphia®, softened

½ cup (1 stick/113 grams) unsalted butter, softened

1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar

¾ cup (150 grams) packed light brown sugar

1½ tablespoons (22.5 ml) pure vanilla extract

1½ teaspoons (7.5 ml) strong red food coloring, gel based, such as AmeriColor

1 teaspoon (5 grams) kosher salt, or ¾ teaspoon regular table salt

1 large egg plus 1 large yolk (mine weighed 73 grams w/o shells)

1 cup (120 grams) confectioners’ sugar, sifted, for rolling & dusting cookies

Directions

Get full recipe >> Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies (from scratch!) @ wickedgoodkitchen.com

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