Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies

Cookies · Desserts · Holidays · June 9, 2014

Patriotic Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies - easy and festive! Perfect for 4th of July! { lilluna.com } Ingredients include blue velvet cake box mix, cream cheese, and powdered sugar with creamy frosting and sprinkles!

We are a tid obsessed with Gooey Butter Cookies. It’s a recipe we’ve been making in the family for years and years and is simple and delicious. Whenever I see a new cake mix, I know I need to use it with this recipe because it’s just so good and gives the cookie a little twist from the norm. At this point, we’ve made so many versions of this cookie, but wanted to add to the list and make Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies, and with Independence Day right around the corner I knew I had to do a Patriotic Gooey Butter Cookies version as well (I mean, how could I not?!)

Both versions were delicious, but the kiddos liked the Patriotic version a bit better since it had frosting and sprinkles. I don’t blame them. We brought the rest of the cookies to my son’s Preschool Graduation a week and a half ago and they were devoured pretty quickly. I think the bright color of cookies was very appealing. The taste was too, apparently, since I saw people coming back for seconds a few times. 😉

Delicious Gooey Butter Blue Velvet cookies on { lilluna.com } Made from blue velvet cake box mix, cream cheese, and powdered sugar, these cookies are SO good!!

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I can tell you right now that they taste as good (or even better) than they look!

Both were made using this new Blue Velvet Cake Mix from Duncan Hines:

Blue Velvet Cake Box Mix

This recipe is simple and tasty and will loved by all!

Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 123 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 box Blue Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz cream cheese bar
  • 1 egg
  • powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Beat butter, vanilla, egg and cream cheese until fluffy.

  2. Mix in cake mix.
  3. Chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Roll into balls and dip in a bowl of powdered sugar.
  5. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes, and sift powdered sugar on top if desired.
  6. For Patriotic version, add frosting and sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 251mg 10%
Potassium 88mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 2.7%
Calcium 6.2%
Iron 4.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

NOTE: If you can’t find this cake mix at your store, you can always use a WHITE Cake Mix and add blue food coloring. 🙂

Delicious Gooey Butter Blue Velvet cookies on { lilluna.com } Made from blue velvet cake box mix, cream cheese, and powdered sugar, these cookies are SO good!!

 And the patriotic version perfect for the 4th….

Patriotic Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies - easy and festive! Perfect for 4th of July! { lilluna.com } Ingredients include blue velvet cake box mix, cream cheese, and powdered sugar with creamy frosting and sprinkles!

Patriotic Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies - easy and festive! Perfect for 4th of July! { lilluna.com } Ingredients include blue velvet cake box mix, cream cheese, and powdered sugar with creamy frosting and sprinkles!

The kids couldn’t keep their hands off of these things!!

It’s always so fun to find a new and simple recipe that is yummy and perfect for an upcoming event or holiday. 🙂

For another great and simple Patriotic treat, be sure to check out:

Fourth of July Rice Krispies Treats - perfect for any Patriotic celebration! { lilluna.com }

 Fourth of July Rice Krispies Treats

And for some of our favorite Gooey Butter cookie versions check out:

These Gooey Funfetti Sugar Cookies are AH-mazing! { lilluna.com } Recipe has a funfetti cake mix, cream cheese, & powdered sugar, with a delicious creamy frosting!

Gooey Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Gooey Monster Cookies Recipe on { lilluna.com } ADORABLE!! Ingredients include a yellow cake box mix, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and food coloring and candy eye balls.

Gooey Monster Cookies

ENJOY!

Delicious Gooey Butter Blue Velvet cookies on { lilluna.com } Made from blue velvet cake box mix, cream cheese, and powdered sugar, these cookies are SO good!!

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[email protected]+Tatertots+&+Jello

Those are perfect for the Fourth!

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Yummy!!!! These cookies look so fun and so festive! Love them!!!!

Hannah

What frosting is used on this?? And is there a recipe??

    Lil' Luna

    I just used regular canned frosting. 🙂

      Jennifer

      Would you say regular buttercream or a cream cheese frosting would be best?

Alisha Dunaway

Can you use any cake mix? My local Walmart was sold out of blue velvet so I just bought the aqua blue funfetti cake mix.

    Lil' Luna

    I definitely recommend sticking to the blue velvet cake mix if you want that specific taste, but if you want just blue cookies, any cake mix works. 😉

Mary

These look great. I used to do gooey butter cake and cookies when my children were in youth group. Now my grandchildren will love!

    Lil' Luna

    They will love these – so simple and so fun to make. My kids make them all the time. 🙂

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