Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

If you love red velvet cake, you will love these chewy and delicious red velvet sandwich cookies! Made using a cake mix, these cookies are soft, fluffy and filled with a sweet cream cheese frosting. Serve these as weeknight dessert or add them to your Christmas or Valentine’s Day dessert tray.
  • Prep30 min
  • Total Time90 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount18 cookies


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  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl stir together cake mix, cocoa powder, eggs and butter until well-combined.
  3. Roll heaping tablespoons of dough into balls and coat in confectioners’ sugar.
  4. Place cookies in the freezer and freeze for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove cookies from the freezer and roll each cookie for a second time in confectioners’ sugar. Place each cookie 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheet.
  6. Bake cookies for 16-18 minutes or until centers of cookies are semi-firm to the touch.
  7. Remove cookie sheet from the oven and place on a cooling grid for 2 minutes.
  8. Next remove the cookies from the cookie sheet and place individually on the cooling rack to cool completely.
  9. Make filling. In a large bowl, add 1 package of cream cheese and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  10. Next, gradually add confectioners’ sugar to cream cheese mixture and beat on high until smooth.
  11. Assemble Cookie Sandwiches. Using a spatula, take a generous amount of cream cheese icing from the bowl. Spread icing onto the bottom of a cookie. Next, take another cookie and place on top of the iced cookie to assemble a sandwich.
  12. Repeat until all cookies have been assembled.


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