For those in my life who prefer soft cookies... "I recently learned about a secret ingredient that will produce the most delicious, fluffy, soft chocolate chip cookies ever--CORNSTARCH! Instead of baking powder, you use cornstarch in your dough. The dough itself ends up looking exactly like ice cream and the texture is out of this world...very close to the Keebler Soft Batch Cookies"
Death-by-Butter-Cookies (a.k.a., Gooey Butter Cookies): 1 box Duncan Hines butter recipe cake mix, 1 stick butter, 1/4 tsp vanilla extract, 1 pkg cream cheese @ room temperature (8 oz. pkg), 1 egg. Combine all ingredients with electric mixer until well blended. Chill dough for two hours. Roll into balls (about walnut size). Roll balls in powdered sugar. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar when completely cooled.