Quick Gooey Butter Cookies

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1 box yellow cake mix
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 c butter, softened
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg
1/4 c powdered sugar

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Bev Hale Recipe
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Taft, CA (pop. 9,327)
Member Since May 2010
Bev's notes for this recipe:
A very easy cake-mix cookie recipe! The cookies are so moist and soft...they never last more than a day or two!!
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Combine all ingredients, except powdered sugar, and chill for at least 2 hours.
Roll into 1-inch balls and roll in powdered sugar. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 10 min.
Optional: sprinkle with additional powdered sugar when cooled.

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user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Mar 28, 2012
Bev, these look delicious
user Bev Hale bulldogmom - Mar 28, 2012
Thank you Cindy!
user Kathy Ritondo Katora - Mar 28, 2012
This is Paula Deen's recipe. Can be made with any cake mix. Can change out the type of extract to rum, coconut, almond depending on the flavor combination you like. Most of my friends enjoy the chocolate with almond combo but my husband's favorite is the yellow cake mix with lemon extract. It's also fun to add toffee bits or chocolate chips.
user Bev Hale bulldogmom - Mar 28, 2012
LOL... it was on the back of a box of Ginger Evan's Yellow cake mix mix last summer. I have never watched Paula.....I wonder if we both shop at the discount grocery!! You are right about it being great with toffee bits and I even used dried bluberries once...yummy!
user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Mar 28, 2012
Kathy, where do you think Paula Deen got the recipe????
Why call it her recipe, she does not come up with all the recipes she has on her show (I know for a personal fact).

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