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Gooey Butter Cookies 2


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box Duncan Hines butter recipe cake mix*
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 egg


  1. Combine all ingredients with electric mixer until well blended. Chill dough for 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Roll into walnut-size balls. Roll balls in confectioners' sugar.
  4. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 10 - 12 minutes.
  5. Dust with confectioners' sugar when completely cooled.

Makes about 24 cookies

* Use any flavor cake mix desired. Extras, such as coconut, may be added.

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