Vacuum Cleaner Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Pam-I-Am

This recipe was originally in the LA Times. The story is that they are so good that they get sucked up like a vacuum cleaner! My neighbor brought some over to us and they were so rich, delicious and different, that I had to have the recipe. You make them like a bar cookie.

Top Review by Sherrie-pie

I made this, using a yellow cake mix recipe from Zaar. Well worth trying. Very aptly named.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, margarine and 1 egg until moistened.
  2. Pat mixture into a 15 x 10-inch greased jelly roll pan.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove and cool while you make the top layer.
  5. In large bowl, beat 2 eggs lightly.
  6. Beat in cream cheese and powdered sugar.
  7. Add coconut and nuts.
  8. Spread mixture evenly over curst in pan.
  9. Bake at 325° for 40-50 minutes or until golden.
  10. Cool in pan on a rack to room temperature.
  11. Cut into small squares or bars.

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