Cookie Monster Cupcakes
How fun are these Cookie Monster cupcakes? Not only are they so adorable, but inside they are loaded with crushed Oreos and chocolate chips.
Servings: 18 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
- 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
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
Add the egg and mix until combined
In a large bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder.
In a medium bowl, mix together the milk, vanilla and oil.
Gradually add the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk mixture. Mixing until combined after each add in
Fold in the chocolate chips and crushed Oreos
Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full.
Bake for 21 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
Mix in a few drops of the blue coloring
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!
Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
Scoop frosting into the piping bag
Frost the cooled cupcakes
Carefully place two eyes onto the top of the frosting
Using a sharp knife, cut the chocolate chip cookie in half
Place the cookie into the bottom corner of the frosting where his mouth would be
Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 115mg | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1.3mg