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Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

 Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
"These are my family's very favorite cookies," declares field editor Karen Bourne of Magrath, Alberta. "They're soft, chewy and totally delicious."
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


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


  • In a bowl, beat cake mixes, eggs and oil. Roll into 1-in. balls;
  • place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten slightly. Bake at
  • 350° for 8-10 minutes or until a slight indentation remains when
  • lightly touched. Cool.
  • In another bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Add sugar and vanilla;
  • mix until smooth. If desired, tint with food coloring. Spread on
  • bottom of half of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies. Yield: 4
  • dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Duncan Hines devil's food cake mix (regular size).
Nutritional Facts: 2 sandwich cookies equals 281 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.