Treats - Bloodshot Eyeball Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Bloodshot Eyeball Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Bloodshot Eyeball Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies are just like the soft & chewy crinkle cookies you love. But these are made spooky, so perfect for Halloween!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword halloween, red velvet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Chill 4 hours
Servings 30 cookies


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp table salt
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1-1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 tsp Super Red Food Color
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2-3 packages bloodshot candy eyeballs


  • Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whip softened butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  • Mix in eggs.
  • Add buttermilk, vanilla, and red food color.
  • Slowly mix in dry ingredients until just combined.
  • Cover and chill dough at least 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Roll chilled dough between hands into 1-1/2″ balls and then roll in confectioners sugar to coat.
  • Bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 13-14 minutes.
  • Immediately after removing from the oven, place the eyeballs on the cookies & press in before they cool.
  • Cool on pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.