What’s better than Oreos? Red velvet Oreo cookie bars, that’s what! These easy to make Valentine’s Day treats are a cinch to whip up and oh so tasty!

Red Velvet Oreo Cookie bars

Red Velvet Oreo Cookie Bars: An Easy Valentine’s Day Treat

Valentine’s Day Party Alternative

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I know my kids are looking forward to some sweet treats. But since we’re homeschooling this year due to current events, they’re going to be missing out on the fun Valentine’s Day class parties they get while in public school. Of course, I’m going to make it fun! One of the things we’re going to do is whip up these easy and so fun to make Valentine’s Day treats!

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Who to share these with

These cookie bars don’t take too long to make and don’t use too many ingredients either! You can easily whip these up from scratch in less than an hour. They are great to make with kids for an easy kitchen activity. (Home ec anyone?!) Plus they’re a sweet gift to share with friends or drop off on a neighbor’s porch! Make these, let them cool & then wrap them up with a cute note. You’ll love sharing them and your neighbors will love snacking on them! Work in an office? Wrapping these up individually and share away! These are a great, easy valentine’s day treats for the office.



These cookie bars are so good, so don’t expect them to last too long! Keep them in an airtight container, preferably in the fridge. They’ll last 3-4 days and also stay perfectly firm that way! You can make the bars ahead and freeze them, but don’t frost them if before freezing.

Red Velvet Oreo Cookie bars

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Whip them up!

Red Velvet Oreo Cookie bars

Prep time 15 minutes

Bake time 25 minutes

Total time 40 minutes


3 ¼ C flour

¼ C Hershey Cocoa powder

½ tsp kosher salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened

1 ½ C Sugar

2 large eggs

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 tbsp red gel food coloring

16 oreos, chopped into small pieces

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 – 8oz cream cheese, softened

½ C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened

3 ½ C Powdered sugar

1 tbsp pure vanilla extract

5 tbsp Heavy whipping cream

1 C Valentines Day Sprinkles

½ C chopped oreos


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper

Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, salt, and baking powder

Using a large bowl and hand mixer, cream together the butter and
powdered sugar until light and fluffy

Beat in the eggs and vanilla until combined

Add in + beat the red food coloring

Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined

Fold in half of the oreos into the dough

Press dough into the pan and sprinkle the remaining oreos on top

Bake for about 20 – 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Allow to cool completely

Cream cheese frosting

Using a standing mixer, beat together until creamy the cream cheese,
butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and heavy whipping cream until creamy
and stiff peaks

Spread the frosting evenly onto the bars

Sprinkle the Valentines Days sprinkles and chopped oreos onto the frosting

Cut into bars and enjoy!

Easy Valentine's Day Treat


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