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Gooey Chocolate Cookies

 Gooey Chocolate Cookies
These soft and chewy cookies couldn’t be easier to make. Jazz them up with a chocolate kiss in the center, or substitute a different flavor of cake mix. —Angela Bailey, San Pierre, Indiana
54 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)


  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla. Add cake mix and mix well (dough will be
  • sticky). Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Roll rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Place 2 in. apart on
  • ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until
  • tops are cracked. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to
  • wire racks. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 69 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.