November 20, 2008
you should really give these cookies a try. rrreally.
at our house, they are known as "theG" (for grant) delights.
he really likes them. and i do, too. and you will, too.

you'll need...
1 stick butter
1 8oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 chocolate cake mix
powdered sugar for rolling

prep.
1. blend butter and cream cheese together
2. add the egg, vanilla, and cake mix
3. chill for 30 minutes
4. roll balls the size of a 50-cent piece in powdered sugar (i forgot this step, but they are still fine, don't worry.)
5. bake at 350 for 12 minutes (commit to this precise time. don't give in to the pressure of over-baking. don't do it. you'll be so happy that you didn't.)
*yields 3 dozen cookies. enjoy.

11 comments:

Lauren said...

i have that recipe in my kitchen girls cookbook and am extremely tempted into bringing those (and another snacky item) for thanksgiving on thursday! yummO! :)

notebookdoodles said...

i am passing this recipe to my sister. i don't bake. she does. so i will be asking her to bake this on the weekend =) i just loooove older sisters who bake!

ps. thank you for sharing the recipe. now i'll just be waiting for the pb balls recipe =) and oh.. your photos are amazing!!

*sb

haley said...

i want your camera!! and probably some of those cookies, too.

Grant said...

I HAVE your camera

Teresa said...

YUMMMO! What was the original name?

Summer said...

the original name was gooey butter cookies.
I don't care for the term "gooey"- that sounds pudding or something. Also, although they are buttery, "butter cookies" doesn't make you think of chocolate at all!

The City Sage said...

These look SO good. That close up of the dough on the spoon is killing me. I'm lucky if I ever bake my cookies, so great is my love of the raw dough!

sophie said...

Once Grandma Judy made those.
They are SO good!

please sir said...

Oh yum yum these look amazing!

Meadow Walk said...

I bookmarked this recipe so I could try it for Christmas. Look really good and easy!

Meadow Walk said...

Made these for 5 family members, got raves, had to go to Target Christmas Eve to buy more ingredients and make more, and posted the recipe 5 times on FB bc everyone wanted it! Success!!

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