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Red Velvet M&Ms Bars

You’ve probably heard of cookie exchanges…they happen quite a bit around Christmastime. Well, how about a Valentine cookie exchange? I was invited to one a few years ago and it was great! It’s always fun to make (and eat) Valentine-themed treats!  I was a little short on time, so I needed to make something fairly easy, but still wanted it to be very yummy. I had seen lots of recipes for cake mix bars and cookies, so I thought I’d come up with my own version of Red Velvet bars made with cake mix. Any Red Velvet recipe sounds good for Valentine’s Day, right?

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Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I’m a big banana bread fan and I like making different variations of it. So I thought I would try a Red Velvet version! I usually make Red Velvet goodies around Valentine’s Day and Christmas, so this is a perfect treat for this time of year.

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Red Velvet Magic Cookie Bars

Red Velvet Magic Bars @ NancyC

I remember how amazing I thought Magic Cookie Bars were when I first made them years ago and I still think they’re pretty amazing! A few years ago, I made some Dark Chocolate-Toffee Magic Bars which are really yummy too. When I was looking at some recipes the other day, I came across one called Red Velvet Seven Layer Bars from The Red Velvet Lover’s Cookbook. I’m always up for trying a different version of Magic Cookie Bars! I made a few small changes to the original recipe, using unbleached flour (and a little bit more of it), and dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate chips.

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Bite-Size Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies


I never have enough time to make all the holiday cookies I’m wanting to! Because making those pretty, festive cookies does take up quite a bit of time. That’s where this recipe comes in handy. It’s easy, because cake mix makes up part of the dough, but these cookies still look pretty and festive with the crinkly, powdered sugar coating.

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