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Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
MeriAnn Ellett Boxall
Added: Saturday, November 29, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 8 oz brick cream cheese softened
1 stick butter softened
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 (18 oz) box moist chocolate cake mix
Confectioners' sugar for dusting

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat in the egg. Then beat in the vanilla extract. Beat in the cake mix. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours to firm up. Roll the batter into Tablespoon sized balls and then roll them in confectioners sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. Bake 12 minutes. The cookies will remain soft and "gooey". Cool completely and sprinkle with more confectioners sugar.

 

 

 

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