Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

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How fun are these Cookie Monster cupcakes? Not only are they so adorable, but inside they are loaded with crushed Oreos and chocolate chips. 

If you’re planning for a Cookie Monster or Sesame Street party and find yourself in a pinch, you can always use a boxed mix and add the toppings.

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Makes 18 cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1/3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 C whole milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 C mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C crushed Oreos
  • Cupcake liners
  • cupcake pan

Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • royal blue food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star tip
  • 1 container of larger edible eyes
  • 1 bag of mini chocolate chip cookies

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Cupcake Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Add the egg and mix until combined
  4. In a large bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder.
  5. In a medium bowl, mix together the milk, vanilla and oil.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk mixture. Mixing until combined after each add in
  7. Fold in the chocolate chips and crushed Oreos
  8. Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full.
  9. Bake for 21 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Frosting Directions

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix in a few drops of the blue coloring
  3. If the blue is to light for cookie monster add in a few more drops. Be sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl!
  4. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
  5. Scoop frosting into the piping bag
  6. Frost the cooled cupcakes
  7. Carefully place two eyes onto the top of the frosting
  8. Using a sharp knife, cut the chocolate chip cookie in half
  9. Place the cookie into the bottom corner of the frosting where his mouth would be
  10. Enjoy your Cookie Monster Cupcakes!

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Servings: 18 cupcakes

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
21 mins
Total Time:
36 mins
 
How fun are these Cookie Monster cupcakes? Not only are they so adorable, but inside they are loaded with crushed Oreos and chocolate chips. 

Ingredients

CupcakeS:

  • 1/3 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 C whole milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 C mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C crushed Oreos

Frosting:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • royal blue food coloring
  • 1 container of larger edible eyes
  • 1 bag of mini chocolate chip cookies

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Add the egg and mix until combined
  4. In a large bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder.
  5. In a medium bowl, mix together the milk, vanilla and oil.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk mixture. Mixing until combined after each add in
  7. Fold in the chocolate chips and crushed Oreos
  8. Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full.
  9. Bake for 21 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Frosting:

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix in a few drops of the blue coloring
  3. If the blue is to light for cookie monster add in a few more drops. Be sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl!
  4. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
  5. Scoop frosting into the piping bag
  6. Frost the cooled cupcakes
  7. Carefully place two eyes onto the top of the frosting
  8. Using a sharp knife, cut the chocolate chip cookie in half
  9. Place the cookie into the bottom corner of the frosting where his mouth would be
Nutrition Facts
Cookie Monster Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 391 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 104mg 4%
Potassium 115mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Sugars 36g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 10.3%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 6.4%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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