Gooey Butter Cookies

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Vonna Pauls

By
@HappyCooker

These cookies are so easy to make and everybody loves them. It's fun to experiment with different cake flavors, too. We've made these with coconut cake mix and added coconut flakes as well.

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These cookies are easy to prepare and MUCH easier to enjoy. If you love a gooey butter cake with the gooey layer... this is the cookie version of that layer. At first, we thought we underbaked the cookies, but we were wrong - they are perfect. We love the crunchiness on the outside and the gooey inside. Powdered sugar is the perfect topping. Everyone is going to love these! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 115 votes

Comments:
Serves:
approx. 24 cookies
Prep:
2 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    Duncan Hines butter recipe cake mix (can substitute yellow or French vanilla)
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, room temp (8 oz)
  • 1
    egg
  • ·
    powdered sugar (for rolling dough into)

How to Make Gooey Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine all ingredients with electric mixer until well blended. Chill dough for 2 hours.
  2. Roll into balls (about walnut size). Roll balls in powdered sugar.
  3. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven for 10 - 12 minutes.
  4. Dust with powdered sugar when completely cooled.

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About Gooey Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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