Red Velvet Cookie Sandwiches

They're perfection delicious .


(Makes 24 cookies or 16 cookie sandwiches)



For the Cookies:
175g Unsalted Butter, softened

300g Caster Sugar

1 Egg

2tsp Vanilla Extract

1tbsp Red Food Colouring

225g Plain Flour

25g Cocoa Powder

½ tsp Bicarbonate of Soda

50g White Chocolate Chips (optional) 


For the Cream Cheese Filling:
100g Unsalted Butter, softened

250g Icing Sugar

1tsp Vanilla Extract

100g Cream Cheese, softened 



1. Preheat the oven to 190C or 170C if using a fan oven. Line three baking trays with parchment paper and set aside. Alternatively, bake the cookies in batches. 

2. Cream the butter and sugar until pale and soft. Add the egg, followed by the vanilla and mix well. Add the food colouring, flour, cocoa powder and bicarbonate of soda and mix until just combined. Add the white chocolate chips and fold through.  

3. Chill the cookie dough for 10 minutes before rolling into 24 x 1tbsp balls and divide between the baking trays. Bake for 12 minutes and leave to cool on the trays. 

4. For the cream cheese filling, mix the butter and sugar together with the vanilla, add the cream cheese and beat until smooth.  

5. Spoon or pipe the filling into the sandwiches and enjoy!