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A close up of a couple gooey butter cookies on parchment paper.

Chocolate Chip Gooey Butter Cookies

These Chocolate Chip Gooey Butter Cookies are basically Gooey Butter Cake in cookie form with some chocolate chips tossed in.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy cookie recipes, easy dessert recipes, holiday recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 186kcal


  • 1 box butter cake mix
  • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat together the cream cheese and butter until well combined. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Add the cake mix and beat until well combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes or until the top is set, but the center is still gooey.
  • Cool on a wire rack.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 26mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 0.6mg