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Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Gooey butter cookies meet red velvet in these easy cookies made with cake mix. You won’t be able to stop eating these soft Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies!



  • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 box (15.25 oz) red velvet cake mix
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese and the butter together. Beat in the egg, then the vanilla. Beat in the cake mix until completely combined.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  4. Roll the chilled dough into tablespoon sized balls. Roll in the powdered sugar, then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silpat liner, at least 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or just until set on the edges.
  6. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Notes:

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 155
  • Sugar: 10 g
  • Sodium: 154 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 29 mg

Keywords: gooey butter cookies