Get creative with convenient cake mixes: Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

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Recipe from Sherry Symmonds, Hamilton MS

1 box cake mix, any flavor
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup butter, room temperature
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla, optional
1- 12 ounce bag of semisweet chocolate chips, or your choice of add-ins such as candy, nuts, etc.

- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Cream together butter and cream cheese. Add egg and vanilla (if using) and mix until well-blended. Use an electric blender if desired.
- Stir in cake mix a little at a time until well-blended, then add any chips, candy or nuts.
- Bake for 10 minutes, until edges are brown.