Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies for Galentine’s Day

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and I couldn’t imagine a better excuse to celebrate a day early than with some of the most amazing gal out there – so happy early Galentine’s Day, everyone!

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I made these red velvet chocolate chip cookies last week for a group of friends’ picnic, but I’m sharing them today as part of our Galentine’s Day festivities. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this special holiday, it’s a big round-up of all your best gal pals and celebrating each other on the big day of love! It’s one of my favorite times of the year, and I’m sure you won’t want to miss all of the amazing recipes the other girls are sharing today.

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Confession: I wasn’t actually present when my friends apparently dispatched this batch of cookies quicker than a stampeding horde of wildebeests, but the multiple texts that I received in the wake of their disappearance were enough to confirm my suspicions.

Oh, and warning: both of them mention dyed vampire-esque red teeth, so you might not want to eat these right before a big fancy shmancy date. But soft, packed with chocolate chip cookies, and perfectly fudgy–they’re SO worth it!

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 What are your plans for Valentine’s/Galentine’s Day tomorrow? (Whatever they are, hope you have a YUMMY one!)


Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies for Galentine’s Day

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies for Galentine’s Day

These red velvet cookies are soft, chock filled with chocolate chips, and perfect for your Valentine's (or Galentine's!) Day celebration this year! They taste fudgy and look absolutely adorable on any cookie platter. Slightly adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction.


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk or soy milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1.5 tablespoons red gel food coloring
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Cream together in a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until fluffy. Stir in eggs, milk, and vanilla. Add food coloring and mix in well.
  2. Add flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Fold in until just incorporated into wet ingredients. Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour before baking.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside.
  4. Use a medium cookie scoop to scoop out rounded tablespoons of dough. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.
  5. Bake cookies in preheated oven for 9-11 minutes, until set on the outside but still soft on the inside. Allow to cool completely before serving.

Don’t miss out on the rest of these FAB gals’ Galentine’s Day recipes!



20 Replies to “Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies for Galentine’s Day”


    These cookies are my faaaavorite color so I love them! 😀 (vampire teeth and all lol)

    1. yeeee hahaha yes, so much fun! HAPPY (slightly belated, but let’s be real–every day should be) GALENTINE’S DAY, Kayle!!

  2. SO nice to celebrate Galentine’s Day with you, Ala!!! Your cookies look scrumptious—the addition of chocolate chips would make my hubby very happy!

    1. hahaha I’m sure your lucky hubby is happy just because you are so AMAZING! But yes, chocolate chips wouldn’t hurt, would they 😉 happy Galentine’s Day, Liz!

  3. Purty! These look great. And so perfect for this time of the year! Inspired stuff — thanks.

    1. Absolutely–hope you’re having an amazing V-day weekend, John!

  4. LMAO, the fact that these gave people blood-stained vampire teeth is the best part! Thanks for joining the party today, Ala! I wish we were actually in the same place so that we can celebrate together but a virtual party is better than no party at all! I hope you have a fabulous Galentine’s Day, dear friend. xoxoxo

    1. Yes, I miss your face so much but I’m SO glad you organized this party. Absolutely amazing–sending tons of love your way today!!

  5. Happy Galentine’s Day Perfection, Ala! Pinning!

    1. Thanks so much, Kim! Happy Galentine’s Day to you, too!!!

  6. You must be a favorite among your friends, Ala, not just because you are adorable you but you send COOKIES! I hope your friends also sent you red teeth photos, because that would be awesome. I’m pinning these to make for a Halloween party, just because of that. Well, and because you said fudgy. Who can resist fudgy cookies?

    1. LOL I hadn’t even thought of that, Stacy–BRILLIANT! I’ll have to make these again in October and advertise them as vampiric cookies, eh? 🙂 happy Galentine’s Day!

  7. These look so puffy and fudgy and delicious. And I LOVE that they give you vampire teeth. Ha! Sounds like a great laugh!

  8. You mean I can’t eat these right before a committee meeting and have red devil teeth but a happier and calmer soul? Dang it!! These look amazing and will devour them in private 🙂 Happy belated Galentine’s Day. You are one of the many blessings blogging has brought my way!

  9. I missed this on actual Valentine’s Day because of all the mishaps going on at my house (sigh!) so now I think I need these more than ever! So delicious and festive!!

    1. I missed this comment because things have been so busy lately, BUT I hope everything is okay!!! I need to catch up on your doings soon, eek!! Sending my love <3

  10. I love the color of these cookies – it is so unique! Everyone knows the red velvet cake, but red velvet cookies are such a delicious surprise!

  11. Happy Tuesday! Hope it has been filled with much deliciousness, sunshine and smiles too. 🙂
    Love your Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies, they are gorgeous. I wish I had some right now, my entire office is cranky as, and I think these pretties would lighten the mood dramatically. 🙂

  12. I m a cookie monster at heart and these babies look divine! So fun to celebrate Galentine s Day with you.

  13. Your photography is so gorgeous – I wish I could take photos of my food like you do! Well done!

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