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Red Velvet Pancake Dessert



Perfect for Christmas breakfast or a holiday dessert by the fireplace…these red velvet pancakes are a perfect choice for your holiday recipe file.


6 ounces cream cheese, softened

3 tablespoons butter, softened

2 1/4 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups HUNGRY JACK Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix (Just Add Water)

1/4 cup sugar

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, plus additional for garnish

1 cup water

1 tablespoon red food color

No-Stick Cooking Spray

1/3 cup pecan pie flavored glazed pecans, or your favorite variety



1.Beat cream cheese and butter in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, until smooth and creamy. Add powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.

2.Combine pancake mix, sugar and cocoa powder in medium bowl. Stir in water and food color just until large lumps disappear. Let stand 3 minutes.

3.Coat griddle or large skillet with no-stick cooking spray. Heat griddle to 325 degrees or skillet over medium-low heat. Pour slightly less than 1/4 cup batter for each pancake onto hot griddle to make 16 (3-inch) pancakes. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until done.

4.Stack 4 pancakes on each serving plate. Spoon a mound of cream cheese mixture on top of each pancake stack, spreading with back of spoon. Sprinkle lightly with cocoa powder. Sprinkle evenly with pecans.


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