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Chocolate Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies

Chocolate Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies are melt in your mouth chocolate cookies that have the chocolate flavor for even the sweetest tooth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword butter cookies, Chocolate Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies, ooey gooey butter cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 167 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (113g) salted butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • cups (300g) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cups (187.5g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (125g) confectioners' sugar, divided
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare baking sheets by lining them with parchment paper.

  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, cocoa powder, baking powder, and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar. With the mixer on low, gradually beat into a creamed mixture. 

  5. Using a 2-tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop dough and then roll in confectioners’ sugar. Place approximately 6 dough balls on the prepared 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.