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Gooey Butter Lemon Cookies

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2011-06-16 Desserts
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This recipe creates a light, moist cookie that almost melts in your mouth--and it's super simple because it starts with a box of yellow cake mix.

  • Servings: 24 cookies

Ingredients:

1 pkg Butter Yellow Cake Mix
1× 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese, softened
1 stick Salted Butter
1 Egg
¼ tsp Lemon Extract
Rind of 1 Lemon
Powdered Sugar, for rolling cookies

Directions:

Combine all ingredients with an electric mixer, until well blended. Chill dough for 2 hours. Roll into walnut sized balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar. Press cookies with a fork to make a nice crisscross pattern. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet, in a 350 degree oven, for 10-12 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar when completely cooled

Helpful Tips:

This is such an easy dessert that can be varied in so many ways.