Crumbl Copycat Red Velvet Cookies

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Get ready for a taste sensation with my recipe for Crumbl Copycat Red Velvet Cookies! These cookies are like bites of red velvet cake, but in cookie form. They’re soft, moist, and topped with a swirl of creamy cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of red velvet crumbs. Plus, they’re super simple to make and look and taste incredible, especially if you’re a red velvet fan!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Still not convinced? Here’s why you absolutely need to give these cookies a try:

  1. Easy to Make: You won’t believe how easy these cookies are to whip up! In just about 20 minutes, you’ll have a batch of irresistible red velvet goodness ready to enjoy.
  2. Red Velvet Bliss: If you love red velvet cake, these cookies are a dream come true. They capture all the rich, velvety flavor of traditional red velvet in every bite.
  3. Homemade Goodness: While Crumbl cookies are delicious, this homemade version is even better. Plus, you’ll find that they’re less sweet and more moist than the store-bought kind. And the best part? You can make them right in your own kitchen!
  4. Adorable Presentation: Not only do these cookies taste amazing, but they’re also super cute. With their vibrant red color and creamy frosting swirls, they’re sure to impress everyone who tries them.

Crumbl Copycat Red Velvet Cookies

Course Dessert
Servings 5 large cookies


**For the Red Velvet Cookies:**

  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened (113g)
  • cup granulated sugar 70g
  • cup light brown sugar packed (65g) (reduce to ¼ cup for less sweet cookies)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoon red gel food color
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 163g
  • 2-3 tablespoon of natural cocoa powder start with 2 and add more if you want more chocolatey cookies
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt

**For the Cream Cheese Frosting:**

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter softened (85g)
  • 6 oz cream cheese room temperature (170g)
  • 1 cup icing sugar sifted
  • ½ tsp vanilla


  • Beat together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and creamy.
  • Add the egg, vinegar, red food color, and vanilla, and mix until combined.
  • Sift in the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, and gently fold until just combined.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 15-20 minutes to firm up.
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Divide the dough into balls and flatten them slightly on the cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10-11 minutes, then let cool.
  • Meanwhile, make the cream cheese frosting by whisking together the butter, cream cheese, icing sugar, and vanilla until creamy.
  • Pipe the frosting onto the cooled cookies and sprinkle with red velvet crumbs.


  • While chilling the dough isn’t required, it does make it easier to handle. Plus, chilling enhances the flavor!
  • Always test one cookie first to determine the perfect baking time for your desired texture.
  • Enjoy these cookies fresh for the best flavor and texture!

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