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Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe

Whether you call them butter cookies or cake mix cookies, you know they are ultra yummy! These cookies are made with a yellow cake mix, butter, cream cheese, and a few additional ingredients. They are so gooey, chewy, and moist - it's impossible to resit them!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 148 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 c butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 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.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 223mg 9%
Potassium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Sugars 9g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 5.1%
Calcium 5.7%
Iron 2.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.