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Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies

This delectable butter cookie melts in your mouth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword butter cookies, ooey gooey butter cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (113g) salted butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces)cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups (282g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (63g) confectioners sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, for rolling cookie dough in

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 

  2. In a large bowl using a hand-held mixer, beat butter, cream cheese and granulated sugar until blended. 

  3. Add in egg and vanilla. 

  4. Add in flour, baking powder, and 1/2 cup confectioners sugar. With the mixer on low, gradually beat into creamed mixture. 

  5. Using a 2-tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop dough and then roll in confectioners’ sugar. Place approximately 6 dough balls on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

  6. Bake until they no longer appear wet on top, 8-11 minutes. After about 5 minutes, place on wire racks to cool.

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