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Gooey Butter Cookies

Makes about 24

8 ounces cream cheese (1 package)
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 18.5-ounce package yellow cake mix
1/4 cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Add cake mix, and stir until well blended. Roll into 1" balls and then roll the balls in the powdered sugar. Place 1 inch apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

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Reviews of Gooey Butter Cookies:

1-5 of 137 reviews   Next >>

  A cookie baker  Jan 25, 2014
Would make this again.
chill the dough 1st .. . itll be less gooey to work with!
5 stars

  A cookie baker in NY  Dec 14, 2012
Would make this again.
these are always a huge hit. everyone wants the recipe and they get requested every year! 5 stars

  RO in Central PA  Dec 8, 2012
Would make this again.
These cookies are super easy to make and taste great...The dough is gooey, but worth the effort! 5 stars

  karen in St Louis MO  Feb 28, 2012
Would make this again.
These were fantastic. I cooked them 11 minutes for just a touch more Gooey Goodness... I absolutely will make them again 5 stars

  A cookie baker in St. Louis  Jan 12, 2012
Would not make this again.
Dough is very gooey...hard to work with...they taste okay though. 3 stars

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