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Gooey Butter Cookies


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box cake mix, any flavor desired
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter.
  3. Stir in the egg and vanilla extract.
  4. Add cake mix, and stir until well blended.
  5. Roll into 1-inch balls and roll the balls in the confectioners' sugar.
  6. Place 1 inch apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven.
  8. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

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