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Red Velvet Oreo Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

These homemade Oreo cookies use a red velvet cake mix to speed along the baking process and result in super moist, very delicious cookies. Don't even get me started on the homemade cream cheese frosting!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake Mix Cookies, cream cheese frosting, red velvet cookies, red velvet sandwich cookies, sandwich cookies
Servings: 18
Calories: 321kcal



  • 15.25 ounce red velvet cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup vegetable shortening


  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
  • ½ cup butter (softened to room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix together cake mix, eggs and shortening until well combined. The dough will be pretty thick.
  • Roll dough into balls, making sure they are all similar in size.
  • Place dough onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Immediately transfer cookies to a cooking rack.
  • Cream together cream cheese, butter, vanilla and powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Spread onto cooled cookies and sandwich together.


Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 310mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg