Gooey Butter Peanut Butter Cookies

Gooey Butter Peanut Butter Cookies make the perfect treat any day of the week!

There are a lot of peanut butter cookies out there, and I love them all!  I’ve said this before, and I’m going to say it again……you know it’s a good cookie when they disappear fast!  That’s exactly what happened when I made Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cookies!

Fluffy and dreamyGooey Butter  Peanut Butter Cookies - recipe at

What’s not to love about a cookie with butter in the name TWICE?!  That’s enough to make me say……YIPPEE!

My friends at SKIPPY®  recently asked if I would create peanut butter cookie recipe for an ultimate peanut butter-filled holiday.  I’ll share with you how you can enter to win a lifetime supply of Skippy Peanut Butter or thousands of dollars a little later in this post.  I don’t know about you…..but that would totally make our holiday fun.

It’s no secret how much I LOVE all things gooey butter, and my husband practically bleeds peanut butter, so I thought I would make a Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cookies, and it worked.

Soft  Gooey Butter  Peanut Butter Cookies - recipe at

In the past I’ve made Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies, so this time I just swapped out the red velvet cake mix for a yellow cake mix and added 1 cup of SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter (I used their Roasted Honey Nut flavor) and it worked! I love that this peanut butter cookies recipe produces a soft cookie, unlike most peanut butter cookies that are usually crispy.  Not that there is anything wrong with a nice crisp peanut butter cookie, but what I love most about this cake mix cookie is, how soft, delicate and almost cake like it is.

I know they will make the perfect addition to our holiday cookie trays this year.

Soft and fluffy Gooey Butter Cookies - recipe at

It wouldn’t be the holidays with out our favorite gooey butter cake  and now we can enjoy gooey butter peanut butter cookies as well.

Now let’s talk about some how you can win……

Skippy is the FUN peanut butter and specially made with only the funnest nuts around.  With the holiday baking season is upon us Skippy would like to give a few lucky people a chance to win nutterific peanut butter and supplies for the ultimate peanut butter-filled holiday.

Enter the #SkippyYIPPEECookies Sweepstakes for your chance to win one of four prizes:

  1. Follow SKIPPY brand on Pinterest
  2. Create a new pinterest board called #SkippyYIPPEECookies Sweepstakes
  3. Pin three (3) SKIPPY cookie pins from this board to your #SkippyYIPPEECookies Sweepstakes board
  4. Pin at least three (3) other holiday pins (ingredients, holiday themed décor) to your #SkippyYIPPEECookies Sweepstakes board for a total of six (6) pins to complete your perfect YIPPEE holiday. Official rules 


Week 1: Ultimate kitchen baking kit  (including a year supply of SKIPPY peanut butter, a kitchen utensil set, a set of mixing bowls, and a hand blender)

Week 2: $1,000

Week 3: $1,000

Week 4: Lifetime supply of SKIPPY peanut butter

If that doesn’t make you say YIPPEE I don’t know what will………other than my gooey butter peanut butter cookies, that is 😉

What does a perfect YIPPEE holiday mean to you?

Easy Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cookies - recipe at

Gooey Butter Peanut Butter Cookies

A peanut butter twist on the gooey butter cake made into a soft delicious cookie.


1 (16 ounce) package yellow Cake Mix 1 cup Skippy Peanut Butter 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. butter, softened 1 large egg 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup powdered sugar


Heat oven to 350° In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, combine peanut butter, cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, mix until completely incorporated, then add cake mix and continue mixing until a sticky dough forms. Place powdered sugar in a small bowl. Using a cookie scoop, form one inch dough balls and roll into powdered sugar to coat. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, until centers are set. Let cool on pan for 1-2 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. When completely cooled, dust with powdered sugar.

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Disclaimer:  I have a working relationship with Skippy Peanut Butter.  As always, all views and opinions, and love of peanut butter are my own.