Recipe: Gooey butter cookies


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Want to be the talk of your next family or friend gathering?

FOX4’s Michelle Bogowith is in the kitchen to show you an ooey-gooey butter cookie recipe that will fire up everyone’s taste buds.


  • 1 (8oz) package cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 package of yellow cake mix
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter.
  3. Stir in the egg and vanilla/almond extract. 
  4. Add cake mix and stir until well blended.
  5. Roll into 1″ balls and roll into confectioners’ sugar
  6. Bake for 10-13 minutes
  7. Remove from baking sheet and let cool on wire racks

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