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gooey butter cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Veronica Gain Dorval
Saint Louis, MO

these are always a huge hit! not my own recipe but I make the best out of everyone I know who has tried to make them ;) my hubby's coworkers call them "crack cookies" My coworkers call them "angel pillows"

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 15 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For gooey butter cookies

  • 1
  • 1 box
    yellow butter recipe cake mix
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese softened
  • 1 stick
    butter softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make gooey butter cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix ingredients. Knead with hands. Very sticky and messy. trick make sure dough is cold and put some of powder sugar on your hands ;)
  • 3
    Refrigerate overnight or a minimum 4 hours. Make into balls, roll in powdered sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes timing is different for ovens so when edges are brown they're ready :)
  • 4
    TIP: i make up a couple sheets of cookies, then put dough back in fridge to keep cold, dough is much easier to work with when cold.