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Red Velvet Cookie Bars

Red Velvet Cookie Bars

Red Velvet Cookie Bars are easy and quick to make. Perfect when you need an amazing, decadent, chocolate dessert in a hurry, covered in cream cheese icing!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best cookies, best dessert, cookie bars, cream cheese, easy cookie, icing, red velvet


  • 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 inch cake pan


  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • ½ cup butter or 1 stick
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 cups icing or powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter or ½ stick
  • 4 oz cream cheese or ½ brick
  • 2 tablespoons milk up to 2 more if needed
  • red and chocolate sprinkles


  • In a large bowl, using a handheld or stand mixer, combine red velvet cake mix, butter, egg, and milk until smooth and incorporated. and blended.
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  • Mixture will be thick.
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  • Line an 8x8 inch pan with parchment, spray with nonstick, and spread ⅔ of your mixture into it.
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  • Spread a layer of white chips on top, and then spread remaining batter on top of that.
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  • Don’t worry if it looks messy, it will cook out smooth.
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  • Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Set aside to cool.
  • Make your icing by beating powdered sugar, butter, cream cheese, and milk until smooth.
  • Spread over cooled cake bars, then top with sprinkles. Cut and serve.
    Red Velvet Cookie Bars