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Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe

  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington from Brown Sugar Food Blog
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


These Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies that is made with only 5 main ingredients. This is an easy cookie recipe that is soft, buttery, and delicious.


  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c. powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees. Spray or line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Mix together, the yellow cake mix, unsalted butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract and the egg in a large mixing bowl. Once the dough is together, use a cookie scoop and scoop the cookie dough and roll into a ball, coat in the powdered sugar, and place on baking sheet. Bake in oven for 13-15 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and sprinkle with a bit more powdered sugar and serve.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Desserts