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Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Makes

about 4 dozen

These are my family's very favorite cookies. They're soft, chewy and totally delicious. —Karen Bourne, Magrath, Alberta
Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 packages devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • Red and green food coloring, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat cake mixes, eggs and oil until blended. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets and flatten slightly.
  2. Bake 8-10 minutes or until a slight indentation remains when lightly touched. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until blended. Beat in enough confectioners' sugar to reach desired consistency. If desired, tint with food coloring.
  4. Spread filling on bottom of half of the cookies. Cover with remaining cookies.
Note: This recipe was tested with Duncan Hines Classic Devil's Food Cake Mix; results may vary when using a different product.

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