Serves: approx. 24 cookies | Prep: 2 Hr 15 Min | Cook: 10 Min
So how can I describe these Butter Cookies? Hmm. Gooey? Yes! Thick, moist, and soft? Unquestionably! These cuties are a no-fuss, made from scratch butter cookies that are everyone’s favorite!
These cookies are the handheld version of the famous butter cake. They are easily put together and can be stored in an airtight container for days! You can roll them in powdered sugar or sprinkles. These cookies are like blank canvasses, you can dress them up with whatever you want! They are super fun to make! Let the kids help, I am pretty sure they’ll jump in excitement. These festive cookies are great for holidays, cookie exchange, and gift-giving. Super delicious, extremely irresistible, and fun to make!
I love these gooey butter cookies because they are yummy, kids friendly, and are amazing to put in gift tins for a nice holiday present. Everyone will appreciate a nice homemade gift. It is a breeze to make so make sure to prepare a bunch for everybody!
1 box Duncan Hines butter recipe cake mix (can substitute yellow or French vanilla)
1 stick butter
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pkg cream cheese, room temp (8 oz)
powdered sugar (for rolling dough into)
How to Make Gooey Butter Cookies
Step 1: In a mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, vanilla extract, and cream cheese using an electric mixer until incorporated.
Step 2: Once mixed, chill the dough for at least 2 hours.
Step 3: Then, roll the chilled dough in balls about walnut sizes and roll them in powdered sugar.
Step 4: Transfer the balls in an ungreased cookie sheet.
Step 5: Place inside the oven and bake at 350 degrees for about 10 to 12 minutes.
Step 6: Once done, remove from the oven and let them cool. When cooled, dust the cookies with powdered sugar. Enjoy!
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