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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. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time21 mins
Total Time36 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookie Monster cupcake recipe, Cookie Monster cupcakes, Sesame Street cupcakes
Servings: 18 cupcakes
Calories: 391kcal
Author: Jill

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:

  • 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

Frosting:

  • 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

Nutrition

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