Free Bonus: 5 Secrets to Stress-Free Dinners

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe – Cookies made with an instant pudding and filled with m&m’s are perfect for the 4th of July! Red white and blue red velvet cookies in less than 30 minutes!

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe | Oh Sweet Basil

Every 4th of July I think that I’m totally on top of things with big dreams of an all-American spread of food. I always see a table filled with beautiful flaky pies, juicy grilled corn with butter slowly melting down the sides, a fat bowl of potato salad and grilled meats that would knock Bobby Flay’s own socks right off.

Instead, we end up with a mediocre table of hot dogs and burgers because the fact of the matter is, we are a little family and a whole spread isn’t always doable unless we have a gazillion people over.

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe | Oh Sweet Basil

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe

Which is why I wanted a cute and easy fourth of July recipe using m&m’s. These red white and blue red velvet cookies are a cinch to make, but you’re going to love that these are pudding cookies! They are so squishy and soft, but they are also a 5 minute cookie because you only have to use the red velvet instant pudding to make them!

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe | Oh Sweet Basil

The m&m’s get a little melty and wonderful and look oh, so festive. The secret to making theis Red Velvet Cookies Recipe look so good is actually just reserving some of the chocolate candies to press into the tops right before baking. That’s the same secret every blogger uses for any cookie recipe. I mean, how often do your chocolate chip cookies come out with perfectly melty, shiny chocolate chips on top?

Can’t wait for you to make this festive Red Velvet Cookies Recipe with your family! And if you’re looking for something a little more for the cheesecake lovers try these Patriotic Cheesecakes!

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies Recipe | Oh Sweet Basil

Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies

0 from 0 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 24
Cookies made with an instant pudding and filled with m&m's are perfect for the 4th of July! Red white and blue red velvet cookies in less than 30 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup or 2 sticks of butter softened
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1 3.4 ounce package of red velvet pudding instant
  • 1 package Red white and blue m&ms

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 375.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter and sugars. mix until completely smooth, about 30 seconds. Add the eggs and almond extract and mix again.
  • In a small bowl, add the flour, pudding, salt, baking soda, and corn starch. Whisk to combine. Add to the wet ingredients and mix until smooth.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and scoop out into balls on a cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 211mg9%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
A bunch of Red White and Blue Red Velvet Cookies with m&m’s

Red White and Blue Icebox Dessert

This is not only a beautiful dessert, nor is it merely fit for the holidays but it’s also perfect for those hot summer bbqs with friends and family!

Red White and Blue Icebox Dessert | Oh Sweet Basil

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Oh, Sweet Basil on Instagram

Want more of our family, recipes, and all our shenanigans?

Check us out on Instagram and be sure to tag us @ohsweetbasil #ohsweetbasil for a chance to be featured!

Free Email Series 5 Secrets to Stress-Free Dinners

About the authors

Cheney Family

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

Leave a comment

8 comments

  • I want to make these on Thursday so bad but I can’t find red velvet pudding mix anywhere! Where did you get it? 

    • Reply
    • Well dang it! I’ve actually had the best luck at Walmart. They always seem to have to widest selection of Jello pudding flavors. I also just checked and it is on Amazon if you get desperate!

      • Reply
  • red velvet is one of favorite flavors, these cookies are simply mouth watering and a must try!

    • Reply
    • Thank you!!

      • Reply
  • Such a very nice idea! I was really hooked by the red velvet color, they are so beautiful!

    • Reply
    • Thank you!

      • Reply
  • Such a fun festive idea! I’ve used vanilla and chocolate pudding mixes before in cookies, but never red velvet!

    • Reply
    • It’s so good!

      • Reply

Free Email Series 5 Secrets to Stress-Free Dinners