Jan
27
2014

Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies

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Don’t miss these vibrant festive Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies!

Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet time!!  Valentine’s Day is approaching and I’ve got just the cookie for you.  Malt balls, chocolate chunks inside chewy red velvet cake cookies.  Doesn’t get much better than that!

These could not be simpler to prepare.  Just a few ingredients and you are on your way to these beauties!  Enjoy!

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Your ingredient line up!  I also used a few tablespoons of canola oil, not pictured.

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Start with a very softened stick of butter.

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Cake mix up next!

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1 large egg and a few tablespoons of oil.

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Chocolate!!

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Malt Balls.  Oh yah!  I got the fancy ones with the thick chocolaty outsides from Sprouts.  Whoppers will work too.

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These malt balls are my weakness!  Soo good :)

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Look at those delicious scoops of dough.  Nom Nom Nom!

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Lots of chocolate in those babies, just how I like it.

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Ahhhh, done baking.  The hard part is letting them cool :)

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We loved these room temperature, but REALLY loved them chilled.  Try both.

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Those chocolate chunks!!  Enjoy friends!

Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies

Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies

Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet CookiesPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 1 stick softened unsalted butter
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 cup chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed malt balls

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. Place butter, cake mix, egg and vegetable oil in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer. Combine all ingredients until dough forms. Stir in chocolate chunks and malt balls. With a medium cookie scoop place dough onto prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes until baked through. Let cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring. They are great room temperature and REALLY good chilled :)

Makes 2 dozen cookies

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  1. 1

    Loving the colour of these!! So pretty!

  2. 2

    Love how much chocolate is packed into these! And such a perfectly vibrant color!

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    Tina Muir says:

    Oh, those look PERFECT!! Yum! A definite valentines treat! Lots of chocolate which is always good! Everyone thinks at my level of running that I avoid all kinds of chocolate or sweet treats, but I definitely enjoy more than my fair share! Elites still have a sweet tooth! Well I know I do! I would LOVE some of these….pinned!

  4. 4

    Love the colour! These would be perfect for valentines!

  5. 5

    Malt balls in cookies?! This is genius….and the amount of chocolate in here is killing me, in the best possible of ways!

  6. 6

    Oh my heavens! These look fabulous, Jenny!!! xo

  7. 7

    I am in love with these easy cookies.

  8. 8

    Love the red velvet and malt balls!! They’re my FAVORITE!!

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    great idea- love how easy they are!

  11. 11

    Chocolate and Cookies, two of my favorite ideas! These cookies look delicious!

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    Love all of the chocolate packed into these!

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    Gaby says:

    Oh how I love malt balls and these cookies would really be a treat!

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    Amanda says:

    I still have wonderful dreams of the Milky Way Red Velvet cookies, and now this! Love!

  16. 16

    My husbands favorite candy! I gotta make these for V Day for him (o.k. and me ;)

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    Heather Talley says:

    These look and sound amazing! Are you using milk or semi-sweet chocolate?

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    Tieghan says:

    Red velvet and malt balls!! No way! These sound and look awesome!

  19. 19

    Chocolate chunks and red velvet? I’m sold!

  20. 20

    Those bulk-bin malt balls are the BEST! SO much chocolate!
    These are beautiful!

  21. 21
    marla says:

    Such fun cookies for Valentine’s Day Jenny!

  22. 22

    The cookies look perfect! LOVE the color!

  23. 23

    YUM!!! I love Malt Balls, so I am SURE they’d be amazing in red velvet cookies! Sounds tasty!

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  26. 26

    Squeal!!!!!!!!!! Two yums ( thumbs) up for this delicious treat. Pinning♥. Hugs P.S. I hope you will share this at my hop tonight.

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    Oh my, these look way too good to be true! I love your take on this recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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