Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Cooking Corner: Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Welcome to day 3 of my Valentine's Day week posts.  There will be a new Valentine's Day themed post every day this week.  Today I'm sharing an amazing recipe I found on Pinterest.  I love anything that is red velvet.  So we'll be making Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies.  You could give them as gifts or just eat them all yourself.  That is probably what I'm going to do.  Tweet me a picture if you try these out!

What you'll need:
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

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, baking powder and salt, set aside.

In the bowl of an electric stand mixer 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 combined. Mix in white chocolate chips.

Scoop dough out by the heaping tablespoonfuls and shape into balls. Transfer to parchment paper lined baking sheets and bake in preheated oven 9 - 11 minutes.

After you take the cookies out, push in some extra white chocolate chips on top.