If you or your loved ones are fans of red velvet cake, then you definitely need to try these Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies…

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies - served on a plate for a beautiful Valentine's Day treat

And if you need the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, these heart shaped cookies are the perfect treat. If you need a last-minute rush gift, these’ll be ready in 20 minutes flat.

All you need is a few simple ingredients and a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make these. Watch our video tutorial to see how to make them:

These Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies are a perfectly romantic treat!
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Sweetheart Red Velvet Cookies

A sweet treat for your special someone
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 10 servings


  • 1 box Red Velvet cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 vanilla extract


  • Preheat Oven to 350F degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, pour cake mix, 2 eggs and vegetable oil into a bowl. Stir until smooth.
  • Sprinkle flour over a work surface. Place dough and use a rolling pin (or wine bottle) to roll out to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Use your cookie cutter to cut out heart shaped cookies. Place on
  • Lay cookies out on prepared baking sheet at least an inch apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes, preparing the filling in the meantime.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, butter, cream cheese and vanilla until smooth.
  • Remove cookies from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • Spread filling onto the bottom of one cookie and place another cookie on top to make a sandwich. Dust with powdered sugar. Serve and enjoy!


Directions For The Cookie Cutter: Take an empty soup can and mark two points opposite of one another , squeeze one side to form the bottom, then press inward with a spoon on the opposite side. Use your hands to form a heart shape.
Author: Cindy
Nutrition Facts
Sweetheart Red Velvet Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 394 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 468mg20%
Potassium 84mg2%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 42g47%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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