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Mini Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches


My daughter has been wanting to make cake mix cookies for awhile now and it was on our to do list this weekend. We decided to go an extra fun step and turn them into mini cookie sandwiches. I love how they turned out and I think they would make great little desserts for birthday parties, baby and wedding showers, etc. We decided to do ours in purple, pink, blue and green but you could dye them to any color to coordinate with your event. 🙂 I love how they also remind me of faux macaroons.
 
Mini Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches | This Girl's Life Blog
These cookies are super easy to make.

 
INGREDIENTS:

1 Box White or Yellow Cake Mix

1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil

2 Eggs

(Food Coloring, optional)

Frosting



 
DIRECTIONS:



  • Mix the box mix, oil and eggs together

  • Separate dough equally if you want to color them. If not skip this step. Use about 10 drops to begin with and add drops depending on how dark you want your color.

Mini Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches | This Girl's Life Blog
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for approximately 30 minutes. If you don’t allow the dough to chill it will be a huge mess trying to make balls for the cookies.

Mini Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches | This Girl's Life Blog

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and cook for approximately 7 minutes. Keep in mind how your oven cooks and adjust the time accordingly.

  • Cool on a cooling rack for approximately 1 minute.

  • Add a little frosting on one cookie and top with another.

Mini Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches | This Girl's Life Blog
{sorry for the blurry pic}
Mini Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches | This Girl's Life Blog
 
 
 Have you tried cake mix cookies before?
 





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Carly

Friday 11th of September 2020

How many cookie does this make?

Melissa

Friday 11th of September 2020

It really depends on how big you make your individual cookies but I would say that it will make about 20-24 individual cookies and 10-12 sandwiches if they are made about 2 inches.

Christina Beaute

Monday 15th of April 2013

Cool idea! And they really do look like macaroons, but more kid and probably budget-friendly to make. Ihave to ty this and cake pops asap!

Melissa Coleman

Monday 15th of April 2013

Definitely kid & budget friendly! :)

xoxo,Melissa

Nancy

Saturday 13th of April 2013

These are soooo super fun!!!! I LOVE the colors! Thanks for sharing the idea... I'll be making these!

Rose

Thursday 11th of April 2013

These look super yum. I have been looking for a recipe for these for a long time but made from scratch rather than with a box of cake mix. Do you know of any?

Thanks for sharing!Rose

popcosmo

Thursday 11th of April 2013

Oh my gosh, those are gorgeous! My brother and I love to dye our food. Guess what we'll be making next - thanks so much for the suggestion! These are fantastic idea!

xox ~chloe @ popcosmo.com