Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies |

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 dozen cookies


Gooey Butter Cake meets cookie meets red velvet. You won’t be able to stop eating these super soft, gooey red velvet cookies!


  • 8-oz cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • confectioners’ sugar, for dusting


  1. In the bowl of a mixer, cream together the cream cheese and the butter. Beat in the egg, then the vanilla. Beat in the cake mix until completely combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. Roll the chilled dough into tablespoon sized balls. Roll in confectioners’ sugar, and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
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