Gooey Butter Cookies Be The First To Review By jenmac75 recipe These cookies taste just like gooey butter cake! Gooey Butter Cookies Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese1/2 cup butter, softened1 egg1/4 tsp. vanilla extract1 (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix1/4 confectioner’s sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Add cake mix, and stir until well blended. Roll into 1 inch balls and roll the balls in the confectioner’s sugar. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.