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Carrot Cake Gooey Butter Cookies- ingredients and steps

Carrot Cake Gooey Butter Cookies

Carrot Cake Gooey Butter Cookies - you guys these cookies only have 6 simple ingredients which makes them perfect for those of us that want carrot cake and cream cheese frosting without all the fuss! Don’t let the simplicity of the recipe fool you...they are out of this world!
Course Cookies, Dessert, Easter
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Amy


  • 1/2 c. butter room temperature
  • 1 8 oz.pkg cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 box carrot cake mix
  • 1 c. mix ins salted caramel chips, white chocolate chips, chopped walnuts, etc.
  • 1 c. powdered sugar


  • Cream butter and cream cheese together.
  • Add egg and beat.
  • Add cake mix and beat until incorporated.
  • You can add in one cup of add ins. You can choose one kind of add in or a combination of your favorites. Stir to combine.
  • Chill cookie dough for at least two hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add powdered sugar to a shallow dish.
  • Shape cookies into one inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar. Set on parchement lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheet then move to wire rack to completely cool.
  • Store in an airtight container.