Red velvet heart cake mix cut out cookies are so easy to make using only 3 ingredients. Start with a red velvet box cake mix. Mix and roll out the dough. Let your kids help with the cookie cutters for a beautiful heart shape and let the kids add the cute sprinkles. Delicious soft puffy cookies with crispy edges. The red color and heart shape says Love for any occasion.
Easy Cut out Cookies for Every Holiday
I love making cut out cookies for my kids for every holiday. For Valentine’s Day, I love to make heart cut out cookies for the dinner on February 14. Making sure to make a double batch so there is plenty for the weekend special dinners if Valentine’s falls on a weeknight.
I never get tired of seeing the smiling faces of my kids as we make bake and eat the cookies warm from the oven. Kids get so excited when you are baking cookies, and so will your husband. Make sure to make a double batch as the first 9 cookies will disappear off the cooking rack as soon as they are cooled off enough to eat.
I usually make the dough ahead as it needs to firm up in the fridge. Katie was always ready to help mix and encouraged me to make a double batch. Christene and Joey were more excited about cutting out the shapes and Christene, Katie, and Joey loved to be creative with the sprinkles. We add the sprinkles before baking refrigerates for 15 minutes to firm up and then bake.
For my childhood, my mother would frost the cookies when cooled with a simple frosting of powdered sugar, a teaspoon of vanilla, and milk. This makes a smooth spreading frosting that you could leave white, use food coloring to tint, and or add sprinkles on top.
Making cookies for every holiday gets kids excited about baking. And learning to bake is the first step in teaching your kids to cook. Cooking for yourself and your family is a life skill that will serve your children their whole life. And your future sons-in-law and daughters-in-law will thank you.
In our family, my mother suffered from heart problems and for many years my dad was the chief. He grew up with his grandmother who owned a bar/dinner in Cleveland Ohio. My father, as soon as he was old enough, was back in the kitchen cooking for the bar. My sister and I were sure thankful that our Great Grandmother taught our father how to cook. We always had good healthy meals when our mother was not well.
How to Make Cookies from a Cake Mix?
Did you know that you can make a quick batch of cookies with a cake mix? It only takes 3 ingredients and time to cook the cookies. A box cake mix, butter, and 1 egg.
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- Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix
- Beautiful Mixing Bowls
- Rolling Pin
- Heart Cookie Cutters
- Baking Sheets
- Cooling Racks
- 1 Duncan Hines Signature Perfectly Moist Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup butter (1 stick butter) room tempeture
- Sprinkles for decorating
- In a stand mixer bowl or a hand mixer, mix the egg and the butter until fluffy.
- Add the cake mix.
- Mix just until it forms a dough.
- Transfer the dough to plastic wrap form into a flat ball and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- After you remove the cookie dough from the fridge, preheat the oven to 350°.
- Roll out the cookie dough to 1/4 inch or a little more.
- Cut out different shapes with heart cookie cutters.
- Transfer to an ungreased cookie sheet.
- Add your sprinkles.
- Put the cut cookie dough in the fridge for 15 minutes.
- Then cook for 8 minutes.
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 8 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Baking
Keywords: Red Velvet Heart Cake Mix Cut Out Cookies