Anita's Recipes

Anita's Recipes

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Red Velvet Oreo Cookies

(Makes 18 cookie sandwiches)
1 (15.25 ounce) package red velvet cake mix
2 eggs
3/4 cups vegetable shortening
Frosting:1 (8 ounce) block cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1/2 (1 stick) butter, softened to room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 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 extract and powdered sugar until smooth. Spread onto cooled cookies and sandwich together.

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