Red Velvet Pudding Cookies

So….I am at it again with the pudding cookies.  I have a true love for pudding cookies and the soft cookies that they produce.  With the holiday season right around the corner, I started brainstorming a fun and unique pudding cookie to do as handouts. Almost instantly, the thought “Red Velvet!” came to mind.  The end result was so pretty and delicious! MMM!

Red Velvet Pudding Cookies from #recipe #cookie


3/4 cup butter (or 1-1/2 sticks)
1/4 cup sugar3/4 cup brown sugar
1 (3.4 oz) box chocolate fudge instant pudding mix
2 eggs1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp red food coloring
2-1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup white chocolate chips (you could also use semi-sweet chocolate chips if you would like)

Preheat oven to 350 F.
Stir together flour and baking soda and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together.
Add in pudding package and beat until well blended.
Add eggs and vanilla. Beat in red food coloring until blended.
Add flour mixture slowly until well incorporated.
Stir in white chocolate chipsRoll into 1″ balls and place on greased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 F for 9-12 minutes.


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  1. Danielle

    These look delish!

  2. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust

    We are on the same wavelength today! I posted a red velvet pie. These cookies look SO good. :)

  3. Cookin' Cowgirl

    Yum! So fun for Christmas!!

  4. Tiffany

    I have never heard of pudding cookies before, but how brilliant! Sounds great!

  5. Paige @ The Crunchy Mamacita

    I have a blog award for you because I think you are awesome! I hope you'll stop by my blog to pick it up :)

  6. Maria

    I will be making these!!! YUM!

  7. Danielle

    I wanted to let you know that I featured this on my "What I Bookmarked This Week" post today - stop by and check it out!

  8. Tiffany Anne

    Coming over from Today's Creative Blog - these cookies look divine! My husband loves pudding cookies and I love red velvet - what more could you ask for?!

  9. Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles

    Mmmmm, looks amazing!!

  10. Tricia @ SweeterThanSweets

    Those sound awesome! I've made chocolate chip cookies with a packet of vanilla pudding and they look so perfect and beautiful every time. Nice and fluffy! I hadn't thought of trying a different kind of cookie with pudding. Thanks for sharing (via TT&J).

  11. kim

    Ok, I love red velvet cake so I am totally all over this:)I am hosting my first EVAH link party this weekend. It is up and running now and I would love for you to come link up some of your projects!

    Kim @ Too Much Time

  12. Jenny@daysofchalkandchocolate

    Oh my. Those look so yummy! I adore red velvet anything! I can't wait to try them! Would you link up to my party to show off your recipe??

  13. Anonymous

    I am curious as to how many this makes? Thanks! :)

    1. julie cannatelli

      do the pudding cookies have to stay refrigerated or can they be added to gift baskets before Christmas????

  14. Anonymous

    Can we store these like normal cookies? Or are they to be handled differently because of the addition of the pudding package?

  15. Anonymous

    My daughter (NOT a cook) made these for Christmas and they were the hit of the season! Making them tonight for weekend guests. Love your blog!

  16. Meagan

    I made chocolate chip pudding cookies at Christmas time and they were delish! Can't wait to try these out! Good thing Valentine's Day is around the corner so I have an excuse :-)

    1. Roberta

      Have these baking in the oven right now! But I forgot to add salt because it wasn't in the directions :(

  17. Courtney

    I'm head over heels in love with these cookies and always get compliments when I make them. I'm trying to make the batter in advance and bake at a later date. How well will these freeze? How should I go about baking after being frozen? Thanks!

  18. Regina

    Love the pudding cookie recipes!

  19. tonya

    How many does one batch yield

  20. Leslie

    How many cookies does this recipe make?

  21. Lori

    How many cookies does this make?