Funfetti Gooey Butter Cookies

In case you aren’t that familiar with St. Louis, one of our favorite things is gooey butter cake. It’s kind of a big deal here. You know I have a real problem saying no to sugar, so it’s kind of a nightmare that this stuff is everywhere I go. It’s actually been a long time since I had any and most recently had some gooey butter cookies. Which are like the best cookies ever.

I decided to make some gooey butter cookies of my own because that seemed more reasonable than eating an entire gooey butter cake by myself. With Easter coming up, I decided to make them more festive and Spring-like by making funfetti gooey butter cookies.

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These cookies are seriously so easy to make and are the most delicious. You only need a few ingredients and about 30 minutes.

Preheat your oven to 350.

1 box Funfetti cake mix

1 8oz cream cheese

1/2 cup butter

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 egg

Powdered sugar – for rolling the dough

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First things first, beat together your butter, cream cheese, vanilla, and egg. Just beat until it’s smooth.

Then slowly add in your cake mix. I like to add it in slowly because it gets pretty thick. Also I just use a hand mixer because I have spent 27 years trying to decide what color of stand mixer to buy.

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Roll your dough into small balls. Then roll them in the powdered sugar and place on a cookie sheet. Press down a little on them so they flatten out just a tad.

Bake them for 10-12 minutes.

And then you have perfectly done tiny pillows of deliciousness. These would be so perfect for as an Easter treat or any other Spring party!

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