Red Hots Crinkle Cookies

You’ll Need:

3 tbsps of crushed red hots candy.
½ cup of softened butter.
1 cup of granulated sugar.
½ tsp of vanilla extract.
1 whole egg.
¼ tsp of baking powder.
⅛ tsp of baking soda.
1 ½ cups of all purpose flour.
½ cup of powdered sugar.

How to:

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In a plastic food bag, place the red hots and crush them with a rolling pin or meat mallet.

Beat together the butter and sugar until fluffy in a large bowl. Mix in vanilla and the egg.

Mix all the dry ingredients together leaving the powdered sugar aside in a small bowl and add to the creamy mixture. Mix until well combined.

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Fold in the crushed candy and stir.

In a large plate, place the powdered sugar. Form a heaping teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in the powdered sugar.

Place the cookies on greased light colored baking sheets lined with parchment paper.

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In a preheated oven to 350°, bake the cookies for 9 to 11 minutes.


Simple, easy and delicious! When removing the cookies from the oven, make sure you let them set for 3 or 4 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Give these a try, I’m sure you will like’em.