Vanilla Sandwich Cookies

READY IN: 40mins


  • Cookie
  • 2
    (18 1/4 ounce) boxes French vanilla cake mix or (18 1/4 ounce) boxes yellow cake mix
  • 1
    cup butter, melted
  • 2
    large eggs
  • Filling
  • 12
    cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    (1 lb) box powdered sugar


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cookie ingredients.
  • Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls (ping pong ball-size) and place on a greased or parchment-lined cookie sheet. Make sure you have an even number of cookies. Smash the balls down just a bit.
  • Bake for about 7-8 minutes. Take them out of the oven when the tops have cracked a little.
  • Let them sit on the hot cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • Make the filling: With a mixer, cream the butter and cream cheese. Add the vanilla. Gradually add the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
  • Frost the underside of a cookie and place another cookie on top.
  • Wrap individually in plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.