Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies — It’s no secret that red velvet is one of the most popular cake flavors around. So, it makes sense that there are tons of recipes for red velvet cookies out there. But this recipe is a little different. Instead of using a traditional oven, this recipe uses an air fryer to make the cookies. And trust me – they turn out delicious! If you’re looking for a unique and tasty cookie recipe, then you have to try these Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies!

Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

I’ve been working on my new favorite cookie for weeks, and I finally have the recipe perfected. These Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies are perfect if you love red velvet cake but need a smaller dessert or want to bake something sweet without having to wait for it to be done. They’re light, fluffy, and full of chocolate flavor!

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What Are Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies?

Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies are a new type of cookie that has been released this year. They are chocolate cookies with a Hershey’s Hug Candy, red food dye, and make for a great holiday dessert.

What is the best way to eat these? You can enjoy them on your own or use them as part of a holiday platter of cookies—Serve with either a hot cup of hot chocolate or a glass of cold milk.

They bake up perfectly in the air, fryer!

Easy & delicious!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Salt
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Butter
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Egg
  • Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Milk
  • Red Food Coloring
  • Hershey’s Hug Candies

How To Make Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

How To Make Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies
  1. Line your air fryer basket, with with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa. Set aside.
  3. Beat the butter and medium speed for 5 minutes. Scrape down the sides. Add the sugar and continue beating for 5 to 7 minutes or until fluffy.
  4. Add the egg, vanilla extract and food coloring, beating until evenly combined. Fold in the flour mixture and beat until mixed.
  5. Slowly add the milk to the dough as the mixer runs, adding just enough to soften the dough.
Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

6. Using a small (1 tablespoon) cookie scoop, portion the cookie dough and shape it into balls. Place on the parchment paper about 1 inch apart.

7. Set the tray into the air fryer and set the temperature to 320 degrees F, air fryer set, set the time for 8 to 10 minutes or until the cookies are puffed, and the edges are set. Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for 2 to 3 minutes before pressing one kiss into the center of each cookie.

8. Transfer to a wire rack and allow the cookies to cool completely. The candies will look like they are melting but do not disturb them, and they will resolidify in the correct shape.

Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

Using Parchment Paper In The Air Fryer

If you want to make cookies in your Air Fryer Basket, you need to use parchment paper. Line your basket with a sheet of parchment paper, and then spray it lightly with non-stick cooking spray.

This will prevent your cookies from sticking to the mesh basket or falling through the holes.

How To Store:

Do you want to make a batch and store them for the holidays? These are great cookies. Let the cookies cool to room temperature, and then place them into an airtight container for best results. They will last for 3 to 5 days.

How To Freeze:

This cookie dough is perfect for any time of year, especially during the holidays. Freeze it and then bake when you need a quick sweet treat when you have some company coming over.

To Freeze Before Cooking: Shape into balls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Place them on the baking sheet into the freezer, and freeze the cookies until frozen solid. They will last for up to 3 months;

Place the frozen cookies into the air fryer at 350 degrees F, air fryer setting, and bake for approximately 7 to 10 minutes.

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Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

Air Fryer Hershey’s Red Velvet Blossom Cookies

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
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Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 48 Cookies

Description

Air Fryer Hershey's Red Velvet Blossom Cookies — It's no secret that red velvet is one of the most popular cake flavors around. So, it makes sense that there are tons of recipes for red velvet cookies out there. But this recipe is a little different. Instead of using a traditional oven, this recipe uses an air fryer to make the cookies. And trust me – they turn out delicious! If you're looking for a unique and tasty cookie recipe, then you have to try these Air Fryer Hershey's Red Velvet Blossom Cookies!

Ingredients 

  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon red food coloring
  • 48 unwrapped Hershey's Hug Candies

Instructions

  • Line your air fryer basket, with with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa. Set aside.
  • Beat the butter and medium speed for 5 minutes. Scrape down the sides. Add the sugar and continue beating for 5 to 7 minutes or until fluffy.
  • Add the egg, vanilla extract and food coloring, beating until evenly combined. Fold in the flour mixture and beat until mixed.
  • Slowly add the milk to the dough as the mixer runs, adding just enough to soften the dough.
  • Using a small (1 tablespoon) cookie scoop, portion the cookie dough and shape it into balls. Place on the parchment paper about 1 inch apart.
  • Set the tray into the air fryer and set the temperature to 320 degrees F, air fryer set, set the time for 8 to 10 minutes or until the cookies are puffed, and the edges are set. Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for 2 to 3 minutes before pressing one kiss into the center of each cookie.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and allow the cookies to cool completely. The candies will look like they are melting but do not disturb them, and they will resolidify in the correct shape.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Parchment Paper

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 58kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 38mgPotassium: 14mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 67IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg

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