Red Velvet Cookie Bars

Cookie bars get a Valentine's Day makeover with this decadent-yet-oh-so-easy treat.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 12


roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
box red velvet cake mix
cup melted unsalted butter
eggs, room temperature
Powdered sugar, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 With lightly floured fingers, break up cookie dough into pan; press evenly in bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven; cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat cake mix, melted butter and eggs with whisk until well combined.
  • 4 Spread cake batter evenly over partially baked crust. Return to oven; bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 45 minutes.
  • 5 Cut cooled bars into 4 rows by 3 rows; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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