Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 12 mins

Though I've never tried gooey butter cake, I've heard fabulous things about it! And if these are supposed to be a spin-off of its counterpart, it must be amazing! The blanket of powdered sugar cloaking these won me over! **Prep. time includes chill time.**

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat the butter, vanilla, egg, and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix in the dry cake mix; cover and chill dough for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F Lightly coat cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar.
  5. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets; bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Cool on wire racks.


Most Helpful

The cookies are delicious, but the dough really needs to sit in the refrigerator for about 2 hours to set, if not it is really sticky and you cannot roll. You can also put in the freezer until dough sets. Thanks for the recipe! :)

momostett March 04, 2010

These were the hit of my family Christmas dinner!! They were so easy to make...I did have to re-refrigerate the dough after the 1st batch was made. Now, I have to give out the recipe & everyone will know that I cheated by using a (gasp!) box-mix!! Thanks for a great one!

Jojo422rn December 25, 2007

Simply fantastic!

jujumoon January 19, 2007

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