Holly Jolly Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

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A great recipe from Paula Deen

Preparation time: 30
Cooking time: 30

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 48 cookies

Dietary guidance: v n 


4 eggs
2 packages devil's food cake mix
2/3 cup of oil
1 package of cream cheese (room temperature)
1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
food dye if desired


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix eggs, cake mix, and oil. Mix until thoroughly combined (batter will be stiff). Pinch off and roll 1" balls and place 1" apart on baking sheet. Flatten balls slightly. Bake 8-10 minutes. Transfer to racks and cool.

In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla until well blended. Add food coloring if desired. Spread about 1 tablespoon onto flat side of cool cookie. Top with another cookie. For best results, refrigerate cookies before serving.


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