Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

The ultimate Soft-batch bakery style red velvet chocolate chip cookies packed with warm and gooey semi-sweet chocolate chips.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 18 -20
Author Jessica (


  • 1 + 1/2 cups + 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg , at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/5 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • In a bowl, combine cocoa powder, salt and baking soda then whisk and set aside.In a bowl fit with a mixer, cream butter on high for about 1 minute. Beat in brown sugar and granulated sugar on medium speed. Add milk, egg and vanilla extract while beating on medium low speed. Beat in food coloring and mix until combined. Slowly add dry ingredients to bowl and beat on low until dough forms. If desired, add additional food coloring then slowly beat in chocolate chips, reserving a few to top the cookies with after baking. Cover dough and chill for 1 hour or up to a few days. Allow dough to sit at room temperature for at least 35 minutes before baking in a 350 degree F oven. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and baking batch for about 10 minutes, give or take. Top with remaining chocolate chips, if desired.


Recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction