Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Cookies

Yield: 10 cookies
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooling Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 1 cup Bake Believe® White Melting Wafers
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup Swerve
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • Red food coloring, as needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the softened butter and Swerve with an electric mixer until fully mixed.
  3. Add the egg and mix once more to combine.
  4. Stir in the vanilla
  5. Add the almond flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Sprinkle the xanthan gum on top.
  6. Mix the cookie dough thoroughly, then add red food coloring as desired.
  7. Beat to combine, once more.
  8. Scoop the dough out onto the prepared cookie sheet to make 10 cookies.
  9. Wet your fingers and lightly press the cookie dough to flatten it.
  10. Bake the cookies until they puff up in the center and become slightly darkened around the edges, about 7 minutes.
  11. Set the cookies aside to cool for 30 minutes. They will firm as they cool.
  12. In the meantime, place the white melting wafers in a small heat-proof bowl and microwave in 20-second intervals, stirring in between, until melted.
  13. Transfer the melted wafers into a piping bag.
  14. Pipe zig-zag stripes onto the cookies.
  15. Place the cookies in the refrigerator for about 5 minutes to allow the topping to harden.
  16. Serve right away or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.