Red Velvet Cream Cookies

Red Velvet Cream Cookies

1 box red velvet cake mix
1 cup butter, divided (softened to room temperature)
2 eggs
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
1 (1 lb.) box of confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp vanilla

For the cookies:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix cake mix, 1/2 cup butter and 2 eggs until combined. Drop spoonfuls of cookie batter onto baking sheet about two inches apart.
Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool.

For the cream cheese filling:
In a mixer, cream the remaining ½ cup butter, cream cheese and vanilla. Gradually add sugar and mix until smooth.

Spoon a small amount of frosting on the flat side of one cookie. Take another cookie and press together until frosting is flush with the edge.