Gooey Butter Cookies

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Vonna Pauls

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@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.  I love the crunchiness on the outside and the gooey inside. The Test Kitchen


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

Ingredients

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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. pkg)
1
egg
powdered sugar (for rolling dough into)

How to Make Gooey Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine all ingredients with electric mixer until well blended. Chill dough for 2 hours.
  • 2Roll into balls (about walnut size). Roll balls in powdered sugar.
  • 3Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in 350-degree oven for 10 - 12 minutes. 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
Hashtags: #gooey, #cake-mix




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