Easy Red Velvet Cookies

Easy Red Velvet Cookies recipe stacked with cream cheese frosting to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake. A simple dessert that makes a big impression!

Easy Red Velvet Cookies recipe stacked with cream cheese frosting to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake. A simple dessert idea.

Easy Red Velvet Cookies from a Cake Mix

I’m a firm believer that all red velvet cookies should come with cream cheese frosting. If you agree, you’ll be very happy with this easy recipe for Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies. They really do taste just like a red velvet cake, but much quicker and easier to make!

These easy cookies are not only easy to make, but look amazing on a party table. Remember the movie Divergent? I used these cookies for a movie themed party and they looked awesome. So much cuter than cupcakes and just as simple.

Easy Red Velvet Cookies recipe stacked with cream cheese frosting to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake.

What is Red Velvet Cake?

Is it chocolate or vanilla? This staple of the south recipe is made from rich cocoa-flavored cake with a reddish color. It’s typically prepared as a layer cake with buttercream or cream cheese frosting. So why I wanted to layer my cookies.

Easy Cake Mix Cookies

Since I’m a little obsessed with making cake mix cookies, adding red velvet cake to my list of cookie recipes was a no brainer. Instead of making the cake from scratch, I preferred to made it quickly with a boxed cake. The flavor is still bursting with flavor and makes super fluffy cookies.

Other Cake Mix Cookie Recipes You Might Love:

How to make a Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cake! A simple red velvet cookies recipe with cream cheese frosting. Stacked and topped with dark chocolate.

How to make Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes

I turned my cookies into cute stacked cookie cakes. You can make regular cookies with this recipe, or stack them. Depends on how much time you have. Stacking them makes for less cookies per person, so these stacked cookie cakes are good for a small group.

What You’ll Need:

  • Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies (print the recipe below)
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Chocolate Bark (optional)

Easy Red Velvet Cookie recipe stacked with cream cheese frosting to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake.

You can make the cookies and frosting from scratch, or buy ready-made cookies and frosting from your grocery store. Either way, these make a big impression for something so simple!

All you need to do is stack three cookies with icing in between each one.

Red Velvet Cookie recipe stacked with cream cheese frosting to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake.

I added some dark chocolate bark to the top of mine. You could use any kind of chocolate or sprinkle chocolate shavings over the top.

Red Velvet Cookie recipe with cream cheese frosting stacked to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake.

Print the recipe below if you want to make these from scratch. They are so good!

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

Easy Red Velvet Cookie recipe stacked with cream cheese frosting to make a fluffy cake mix cookie cake. A simple dessert that makes a big impression!

COOKIES

  • 1 box Red Velvet cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 8 oz cream cheese (room temp.)
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (room temp.)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

GARNISH

  • Chocolate Bark or Chocolate Candy Bar (Optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix the cake mix, eggs and vegetable oil together.
  3. Roll cookie batter into 1 teaspoon sized balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  4. Gently pat down the top of each cookie ball.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  6. After removing from oven, lightly sprinkle the top of the cookie with powdered sugar and let cool.
  7. Now make the frosting by whipping the cream cheese until smooth.
  8. Cut butter into pieces and add to mix.
  9. Then add the powdered sugar, vanilla and mix it all together.
  10. Give it a taste and if you want it sweeter add more powdered sugar.
  11. Add frosting to a bag and swirl it on top of a cookie.

Stacked Cookie Cake

  1. For a stacked cookie cake, repeat the previous step with two more cookies and top with a piece of dark chocolate.

 

How Do you Make A Red Velvet Cake?

I don’t have a cake recipe for you, but you’ll definitely love this delicious southern Homemade Red Velvet Cake recipe. Here is another amazing Red Velvet Cake recipe as well. Enjoy!

 

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Allegiant Party Ideas | Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes

Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Simple Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes Recipe and Free Party Printables. LivingLocurto.com

My family loves the Divergent series and we can’t wait for the new film Allegiant. I’m excited to be working with Lionsgate to share some fun new Allegiant Party Ideas inspired by the movie! This was so much fun!!

The third installment of The Divergent Series: Allegiant hits theaters on March 18th. If you read the book, you know that Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. Once outside, they discover shocking new truths and place called The Fringe full of bright red tones, hence my Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes!

How good do these look? Believe me, they taste as good as they look, plus they are so easy to make!

Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Simple Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes Recipe and Free Party Printables. LivingLocurto.com

The movie is full of gorgeous red tones with white (I love the Tris’s white dress) and dark gray colors that I incorporated into my party table.

Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Simple Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes Recipe and Free Party Printables. Great ideas for a birthday or movie watching party. LivingLocurto.com

Along with the recipe for Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes, I designed free party printables to make your Allegiant Party table complete!

Since all Divergent fans love Tris and Four, I definitely wanted them to be a party of the table design. To make our favorite couple stand out, I scaled one of the movie posters down to a 4×6 printable sign along with some fun tags to use for cake toppers, party favors or gifts.

Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Free Party Printables with Tris and Four. LivingLocurto.com

Which party favor would you take… Damaged or Pure?

Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Damaged and Pure Party favors. Free Party Printables to make your birthday or movie watching party complete. LivingLocurto.com

To bring more red from The Fringe into your party, add some raspberries or strawberries to your table. I filled some mason jars with Sprite and topped with raspberries for a festive Fringe drink.

Raspberry Party Drink. Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Free Party Printables to make your birthday or movie watching party complete. LivingLocurto.com

Download the Free Allegiant Party Printables

These simple Allegiant Party Printables are perfect for a movie watching party or Divergent themed birthday. Click a link below to download and print. Enjoy!

I’d love to see how you use these designs! Share with the hashtag #LivingLocurto on Instagram or share your photos on my Facebook page.

Fun Allegiant Party Ideas perfect for Divergent movie fans! Simple Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes Recipe and Free Party Printables. Great ideas for a birthday or movie watching party. LivingLocurto.com

 

How to make Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes

What You’ll Need:

  • Red Velvet Cookies (recipe below)
  • Frosting
  • Chocolate Bark (optional)

How to make Red Velvet Stacked Cookie Cakes! A simple recipe that makes a big impression. Anyone who loves red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting will love this fun party idea! LivingLocurto.com

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