In large mixing bowl, beat 8 oz. cream cheese, 1 egg yolk, 1/3 c. butter (softened) and 1 T. orange juice till smooth and well blended.
Add: 1 yellow cake mix (dry), 2 T. grated orange zest. Beat till smooth.
Stir in: 1 c. golden raisins, 1/2 c. chopped walnuts, 2-3 T. dried basil (I generally use sweet basil, but you can also use cinnamon or clove!) Chill dough.
Make 1/2 " balls and place on lightly greased sheet. Flatted each ball slightly with a glass bottom dipped in sugar. Bake 375 until lightly set in the center. Cool briefly, then remove while still slightly warm. Makes 6 dozen tiny tea cookies.