Cookies & Cream Cupcakes




Introduction: Cookies & Cream Cupcakes

These Cookies & Cream cupcakes are to die for!  They are the perfect amount of both Oreo cookie and cream.  Once you eat one...there's no stopping.

Equipment needed:
-2 muffin tins, holding 12 muffins each
-24 paper muffin liners
-2 medium sized mixing bowls
-A kitchen mixer of some kind (Kitchenaid, hand mixer)
-Spatula for scraping sides of bowl
-Measuring cups

Ingredients needed:
-24 Oreo cookies (I use double stuf Oreos)
-2 1/2 cups flour
-1 2/3 cup sugar
-1 tsp. baking powder
-1/2 tsp. salt
-1/2 cup butter, room temperature
-3 egg whites, room temperature
-2 tsp. vanilla extract
-1 cup milk

For the Frosting:
-2 sticks butter, softened
-6 cups powdered sugar
-1 tsp. vanilla
-1-3 tbsp. milk

Step 1: Prepare for the Cupcakes

a. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
b. Line 2 cupcake tins with 24 paper liners
c. Pull Oreos apart, place one Oreo in bottom of each liner, cream side up (save other side of cookie for crushing and adding to batter)

Step 2: Make the Batter

a. In a medium bowl, mix flour, salt, and baking powder together
b. In separate bowl, beat sugar and butter on medium-high speed until light and fluffy
c. Add egg whites one at a time, and beat until well combined
d. Blend in vanilla
e. With mixer on low speed, add in half of the dry ingredients
f. Add milk and mix on low until incorporated
g. Add the rest of the dry ingredients, and mix until well combined
h. Crush Oreos (in a Ziploc bag or in a bowl)
i. Fold in crushed Oreos, making sure not to overmix

Step 3: Pouring Batter

a. Pour batter evenly into liners, covering the Oreo halves
b. Fill each liner approximately 3/4 of the way full

Step 4: Baking

a. Bake for 18-20 minutes, rotating the pans in the oven halfway through
b. Once finished, let cool completely on a wire rack

Step 5: Making the Frosting

a. Beat butter until fluffy
b. Add powdered sugar slowly
c. Add vanilla and milk and whip until fluffy
d. Frost over cooled cupcakes
e. Enjoy!!

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    oh my goodness i am so sorry i forgot to put how much sugar! it's 1 2/3 cup sugar. i just added it into the ingredients list. i can't believe i forgot that, thanks for catching it!!


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    OMG thank you SOOO much for the quick reply to amahmoud1! Making these right now and ran into the same issue! : ) Can't wait to see how they turn out!!


    10 years ago on Step 2

    ''beat sugar and butter''
    no sugar in your ingredients... :-(
    how much sugar needed please please pretty please!!