The Best Milk and Cookies Cupcakes Recipe

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There is no greater pleasure for a child than to come home and get treated with milk and cookies! These Milk and Cookies Cupcakes are a throwback to that fun childhood memory – the magic of milk and cookies!

– 1 box vanilla cake mix – Ingredients as listed on the back of the cake mix box – 1 C mini chocolate chips – Muffin pan – Cupcake liners – Electric mixer/mixing bowl – 1 large piping bag w/ large round tip – Medium ice cream scoop – 1 package of chocolate chip cookies


Make the cupcake batter per the box instructions and fold in mini chocolate chips. Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full with your chocolate chip cupcake batter. Place in the muffin tins in the oven and bake as instructed on the box.

FROSTING INGREDIENTS:  – 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter (soft) – 6 C powdered sugar – 5-7 TBSP heavy whipping cream – 2 tsp vanilla extract Make frosting and add it to the piping bag

COOKIE DOUGH FROSTING INGREDIENTS:  – 12 TBSP unsalted sweet cream butter (softened) – 2 C powdered sugar – 1/2 C brown sugar (packed) – 1/2 C flour – salt (pinch) – 3 TBSP whole milk – 1 tsp vanilla – 1 C mini chocolate chips

Whip together the butter, powdered sugar, brown sugar, flour, salt, milk, and vanilla extract.  Continue to mix until the mixture is very light and fluffy. (About 2-3 minutes) Stir in the chocolate chips. Mix well so they are evenly distributed through the chocolate chip frosting.

With the medium ice cream scoop measure out a ball of cookie dough frosting.  Position each ball of frosting on the vanilla frosted cupcake.  Garnish with a chocolate chip cookie inserted in the center of the cookie dough frosting.

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