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Friday, May 15, 2015

Ooey Gooey Chocolate Butter Cookies

    Ok.  Follow me here.  Chocolate. Cream cheese. Butter.  You with me?  Good!  These cookies are a mix of all things yummy in my book!

   They are made up of the things that make ooey gooey butter cake so decadent.  But in cookie form... and with chocolate!  They are just the right size too.  A couple of bites of rich gooey heaven.  That way you don't feel like you really overdid it, but you get to enjoy a few bites of delicious.

Ooey Gooey Chocolate Butter Cookies


1 chocolate cake mix
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
Powdered sugar for dusting

  1. Cream together butter and cream cheese.
  2. Stir in egg, extract and cake mix until uniform.
  3. Chill dough for two hours
  4. Preheat oven to 350 F
  5. Roll dough into small balls and place a couple of inches apart on a cookie sheet
  6. Bake for ten minutes.  Cool on cookie sheet for a couple of minutes, then dust with powdered sugar and finish cooling on a rack.
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  1. These sound delicious!! I love cookies that start with a cake makes the prep work that much faster. :) I also love any dessert with the words "ooey gooey" in the title!

    1. The words ooey gooey perk my ears up as well! Thanks for stopping by!

  2. I bet those just melt in your mouth. I might eat too many!
    (Visiting from Weekend Potluck.)

    1. Eating too many is definitely a hazard! Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Oh, YUM! Easy and delicious, my favorite kind of cookie! Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty - we're looking forward to what you have to share next week. :)

    Life With Lorelai

    1. Thanks for hosting. It is nice to have a couple of recipes that come together in a flash with ingredients you have on hand. This is one of those for me!

  4. Cake mix cookies are always great! Thanks for linking up and sharing with us at Funtastic Friday. Hope you join us again this week.