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These rich red velvet cookies are topped with the smoothest cream cheese icing!
These easy-to-make drop cookies are perfect every time. The yummy cream cheese icing makes them such a pretty dessert for any celebration!

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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375F degrees, and cover cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Cream together butter and brown sugar.
    Add egg and blend well.

  • Step 3

    Put evaporated milk into a small bowl and stir in food color until a deep shade of red.

  • Step 4

    Add dry ingredients, alternating with the red evaporated milk. (I used a mixer at this point to fully incorporate the red).

  • Step 5

    After batter is well combined, add the vanilla and melted chocolate and blend on low speed until completely combined.

  • Step 6

    Use a medium cookie scoop to spoon dough on sheets.
    Bake at 375F degrees for 10 minutes.

  • Step 7

    Slide cookies off sheet with parchment paper and allow them to cool on paper completely.

  • Step 8

    To make icing:
    On medium speed, beat together cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and salt until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth.

  • Step 9

    Melt white chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring between, until smooth.
    Add melted white chocolate to icing and beat on low until completely combined.

  • Step 10

    Place icing in a zip-top bag fitted with a decorating tip and pipe on top of cooled cookies.

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