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Christmas Butter Cookies
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Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies

Christmas is on its way! And, what better way to celebrate this lovely holiday season with a wonderful dessert recipe. These Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies are super easy to make and are a perfect recipe to share with your friends and family.
Prep Time1 d
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 d 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas butter cookies
Servings: 24
Author: Jill


  • ½ C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 - 8 oz package of cream cheese softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 - 15 oz white cake mix
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ C red white, green Christmas sprinkles
  • 2 C Ghirardelli white chocolate melting chips


  • Using a large bowl, cream together the butter and cream cheese until combined and smooth
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla until combined
  • Mix in the cake mix.
  • Fold in ¾ C of the sprinkles
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place into the fridge overnight
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silicone mat
  • Using a small ice cream scooper, scoop out some of the dough and roll it into a ball
  • Scoop the powdered sugar into a large bowl
  • Sprinkle the cookie ball with some more sprinkles then roll the ball in the powdered sugar until completely coated
  • Place onto the cookie sheets
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown
  • Allow cooling for a few minutes before placing onto a wire rack to cool completely
  • Using a heat-safe bowl, melt the white chocolate in 30-second increments in the microwave until completely melted
  • Carefully Dip half of the cookie into the white chocolate
  • Very gently shake any excess white chocolate off
  • Place the cookie onto the parchment paper or silicone mat
  • Sprinkle some more Christmas sprinkles
  • Allow the chocolate to completely harden before enjoying it!