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Gooey Butter Cookies

  •  4.9 stars stars based on 139 reviews
  •   98% would make this again
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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 139 reviews   Next >>

  Kat in Jersey  Nov 25, 2019
Would make this again.
My bff begs for these every Christmas. Super simple way to make her smile. They’re easy to make and delicious. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 12, 2014
Would make this again.
If you refrigerate the dough for about 20 minutes before rolling and then coat your hands with powdered sugar, it maks it a lot easier to form the cookie balls. These are my family's favorite. I now have to make at least three batches every Christmas 5 stars

  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

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