Gooey Butter Cookies

Gloria Gasperson Recipe

By Gloria Gasperson MsGlo

20 Min
15 Min

These cookies are the best!!! My Daughter-In-Law brought these home the other day from work and they melted in my mouth.One of her co-workers made these and she was kind of enough to give the recipe to her co-workers.Enjoy!!

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1-8oz pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 medium ,egg
1/2 tsp.vanilla
1 box butter yellow cake mix
1 cup powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350*
In a medium bowl,cream together the cream cheese, butter.
Mix in the egg, vanilla.
Add cake mix and mix,and mix until well blended.Mix will be thick. Roll into 1"inch balls. Roll balls in powder sugar. Place the balls one inch apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-13 mins, Remove from baking sheet to cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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Linda VanOpynen Linaker
Dec 1, 2011
How many cookies does it make?
Mary Cooper marycooper
Dec 26, 2011
Hi. I made these cookies Saturday and they were YUMMY! Rolling them was an issue though. The mix stuck to my hands terribly. I wondered if anyone else had that problem and what you did to solve it. I'd make them over and over, but for that one issue. I refrigerated for 2 hours, but that didn't seem to help the sticky issue. They were awful crumbly when done too. Their taste was great though. Any suggestions for me? Thanks for a great recipe.
Gloria Gasperson MsGlo
Jan 6, 2012
Miss Linda & Mary,
Thanks for trying the cookies im glad that you loved them.
I have no idea how many cookies it makes or what to say about
the sticking and crumbling situation,the lady did not tell her
how to solve the problems I would just experiment with the recipe and go from there.. I am sorry for the trouble...
Gloria Gasperson MsGlo
Jan 6, 2012
Oh you could try to put more flour on the dough and the rolling pin and then try slicing them , see if that works for ya plz let me know how it works out for ya...
phyllis ullo phylann
Jan 27, 2012
Might be a good idea to chill the dough before rolling them. Hope to try this recipe soon.
Denise McShea NutsiePotPie
Feb 16, 2012
Thanks for the great recipe, I made them tonight for dessert. I have 4 boys and they LOVED them.
Denise McShea NutsiePotPie
Feb 16, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!