Here is a recipe to a delicious, delectable, chocolate cookie...One of Pat's favorites. Thank you Paula Deen.
I made them for the first time this Christmas! Enjoy!
Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies
- 1 brick pkg of cream cheese ( 8 ounce- room temp.)
- 1 stick butter (room temp.)
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
- 1 box of Chocolate cake box mix (18-ounce)
- Confectioners' sugar for dusting
*In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream the cream cheese and butter until smooth.
*Beat in the egg
*Beat in Vanilla extract
*Beat in cake mix
*Cover and refrigerate for 2 hrs
*Roll the chilled dough into Tablespoon-sized balls
*Roll in confectioners' sugar
*Place on ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart
*Bake 12 min at 350 degrees
*Cookies will remain soft and "gooey"
*Cool completely and add more sugar if desired