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Red Velvet Butter Cookies
In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Beat in the egg and the food coloring.
Add the dry ingredients to the cream cheese/butter mixture and mix until dough forms.
Cover bowl with saran wrap and let chill for about 2 hours.
When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Place powdered sugar in a small bowl.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls and then roll each ball in powdered sugar. Place on a greased cookie sheet or one lined with parchment paper.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes and let cookies cool completely on cooling wrack.
Store cookies in air-tight container for up to 3 days.
These cookies are great for Christmas cookie swap.