Easy Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Easy Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies Recipe

How To Make Easy Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Have a treat with these red velvet sandwich cookies. They’re made with a rich cream cheese icing sandwiched between chewy red velvet cookies.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 33 minutes



  • 18¼ozred velvet cake mix,(1 box)
  • 2eggs,lightly beaten
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • 1tbspbourbon

For the Icing:

  • 8ozcream cheese,(1 package) softened
  • ¼cupbutter,softened
  • 2tspevaporated milk
  • 1tspvanilla
  • ½cupflaked coconut
  • 4cupsconfectioners’ sugar
  • ½cuppecans,chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Mix together cake mix, eggs, oil, and bourbon in a large bowl. Roll the dough into balls the size of walnuts. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for about 8 minutes until the tops start to crack. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

  4. In a large bowl combine cream cheese, butter, evaporated milk, vanilla, and coconut. Add the confectioners’ sugar 1 cup at a time, mixing well with each addition. If consistency is too stiff, add more milk.

  5. Place the chopped pecans in a bowl.

  6. Spread a generous amount of icing on the bottom of a cookie, sandwich it with another cookie, pressing firmly so that the icing comes all the way out to the edge.

  7. Roll the edges of the sandwich cookies in the chopped pecans. Repeat with the remaining cookies.


  • Calories: 276.76kcal
  • Fat: 12.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.45g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.63g
  • Fiber: 0.61g
  • Sugar: 29.46g
  • Protein: 2.10g
  • Cholesterol: 28.94mg
  • Sodium: 197.99mg
  • Calcium: 60.36mg
  • Potassium: 45.07mg
  • Iron: 0.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 56.84µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.09mg
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