Gooey Butter Cookies

Prep 10 mins, Chill 1 hour, Bake 12 mins

Yield: approx. 22-28


  • 1 package Duff White Cake Mix (18.25 oz)
  • 8oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • In large mixing bowl, cream the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat in the egg. Then beat in the vanilla extract. Add in the dessert mix.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to firm up so that you can roll the batter into balls.
  • Roll the chilled batter into tablespoons sized balls and then roll them in confectioners’ sugar.
  • Place on an ungreased cookies sheet, 2 inches apart. Bake 12 minutes.
  • Let cookies cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes; then remove from pan to cooling rack.
  • The cookies will remain soft and “gooey.” Cool completely and sprinkle with more confectioners’ sugar, if desired.