Yep, you read that right Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies. I know you are probably thinking I have lost my mind but just wait until you see this recipe.
You literally use 3 ingredients including Cool Whip to make moist, super yummy cookies! These cookies turned out so moist and soft! I can't wait to try this recipe with other types of cake mix.
Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies
I was a bit skeptical when I saw the recipes also. I have made cake batter chocolate chip cookies and Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies but this is the first time I have mixed Cool Whip and cake mix to make cookies.
- Red Velvet Cake Mix
- Cool Whip (I used Lite and the cookies turned out great)
Large Mixing Bowl - We are big fans of this glass batter bowl that has a handle. It makes it easy to mix ingredients and keeps the mixing bowl steady on the counter.
Cookie Scoop - A cookie scoop makes it so easy to get consistent cookies that all look great together.
Baking Sheets - We are huge fans of these baking sheets with sides. You don't have to worry; you will remove the cookies from the oven and have them slide right off.
Heat resistant potholders - A couple of years ago we had a fire scare when we didn't realize we had turned a burner on and a cloth potholder caught fire. Thankfully we walked by the kitchen and saw the smoke and were able to get it out ourselves. Since then we have only used these heat-resistant potholders.
The dough for these red velvet Cool Whip cookies is super thick. I had to use the KitchenAid Mixer to get it all combined.
One thing to note dropping your phone in the dough because you are trying to multi-task really does not work very well. I had to pick red dough out of my phone all evening.
I used a spoon and spatula to get the dough onto the Cookie Sheet. This is not a clean easy to use dough, I ended up with red spots all over my hands and fingers working with the dough. It was so worth it when the cookies were done!
Delicious Cookie Recipes
Red Velvet Cool Whip Cookies
- 15.25 Ounce Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 8 Ounce Cool Whip
- 1 egg
- Mix all ingredients together. I had to use our KitchenAid Mixer to combine the ingredients. This makes a super thick dough
- Bake in a 350-degree oven for 12-13 minutes
Recipe originally shared on January 28, 2013. Updated on April 8, 2020