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Trilayer Ombre Cookie Cake

Bursting with color, chocolates, and a variety of different flavors of cookie, this cake has something for everyone! This stunning confection starts with a chocolate layer with peanut butter cups sprinkled throughout. The red velvet center has eye catching white chocolate chips, and the vanilla cookie has both sprinkles and M&Ms. Oh, and there’s frosting between each layer- and there’s sprinkles in the frosting. It’s as decadent as it sounds- and equally as sweet and delicious.

Now, I have a confession: I tried making this recipe once before. And it did not go well. My critical mistake was that I made the cake mixes according to directions on the back of the box. Which made the cake batter too liquidy. Plus it made a LOT- there was too much batter for a single layer. And things got worse from there. After I removed them from the oven, I let them cool to room temperature, per usual. But when I turned them upside down to pop them out of the pan, nothing happened. All of the chocolaty goodies I’d added to each batter sank to the bottom; and those same succulent morsels had gotten glued to the bottom of the pan! It would NOT come off!! Can you spell nightmare?

This time went SO much smoother. And talk about tasty! Each batter is flavorful (and big enough) to be a stand alone treat. But them all together and you have the cookie cake to rule all other cookie cakes. And each cookie is the perfect consistency- chewy and crumbly, but not dried out. Just a quick word of warning, though. The frosting recipe I used is uber sweet. So substitute your own recipe of be prepared for a powerful blast of sugar between cookie layers. It’s like a palette cleanser, but not. At all. It’s still a super good recipe though, and you should 100% give it a try.

AuthorMackieDifficultyBeginner

Cookie Cakes
 1 box White cake mix
 1 box Red velvet cake mix
 1 box Chocolate cake mix
 6 Eggs
 1 ½ cups Oil
 ½ cup Sprinkles
 ½ cup Chocolate coated candies
 ½ cup White chocolate chips
 ½ cup Chocolate peanut butter cups
Frosting
 4 cups Confectioners' sugar
 1 cup Butter
 2 tsp Vanilla

Cookies
1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2

Pour each cake mix to a different, individual bowl. Add 2 eggs and 1/2 cup of oil to each bowl. Beat until each batter is homogenous.

3

Fold M&Ms and sprinkles into the white cookie batter.
Fold the white chocolate chips into the red velvet cake batter.
Fold the peanut butter cups into the chocolate cookie batter.

4

Scrape the batter into an 8 inch cake pan and bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cookie comes out clean.

Frosting
5

Combine all of the ingredients and beat until smooth. Add sprinkles and scrape into a piping bag fit with a round tip.

6

Set the chocolate cookie on a plate; pipe frosting on top. Set the red velvet cookie cake on top of the chocolate layer. Frost the top of the red velvet cake and set the white cookie on top. Decorate the top of the white cookie with a few frosting dollops and serve.

Ingredients

Cookie Cakes
 1 box White cake mix
 1 box Red velvet cake mix
 1 box Chocolate cake mix
 6 Eggs
 1 ½ cups Oil
 ½ cup Sprinkles
 ½ cup Chocolate coated candies
 ½ cup White chocolate chips
 ½ cup Chocolate peanut butter cups
Frosting
 4 cups Confectioners' sugar
 1 cup Butter
 2 tsp Vanilla

Directions

Cookies
1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2

Pour each cake mix to a different, individual bowl. Add 2 eggs and 1/2 cup of oil to each bowl. Beat until each batter is homogenous.

3

Fold M&Ms and sprinkles into the white cookie batter.
Fold the white chocolate chips into the red velvet cake batter.
Fold the peanut butter cups into the chocolate cookie batter.

4

Scrape the batter into an 8 inch cake pan and bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cookie comes out clean.

Frosting
5

Combine all of the ingredients and beat until smooth. Add sprinkles and scrape into a piping bag fit with a round tip.

6

Set the chocolate cookie on a plate; pipe frosting on top. Set the red velvet cookie cake on top of the chocolate layer. Frost the top of the red velvet cake and set the white cookie on top. Decorate the top of the white cookie with a few frosting dollops and serve.

Trilayer Ombre Cookie Cake

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