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Gooey Butter Cookie Recipe

Gooey Butter Cookie's are absolutely delicious!  These cookies stay super light and fluffy and have a sweet vanilla taste.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Gooey Butter Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12


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


  1. Combine butter, cream cheese, egg and vanilla in a bowl and use mixer until light and fluffy.

  2. Stir in the dry cake mix until the dough becomes thick but smooth.

  3. Pour powdered sugar into a separate bowl, set aside.

  4. Scoop a spoonful of the cookie dough and roll into a ball, then dip in the powdered sugar until fully covered.  Tip - If you want easier dough to work with for rolling, chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes

  5. Place cookie balls on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.