Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

close up of chocolate frosted cupcakes

Rich chocolate cupcakes filled with a decadent chocolate chip cookie dough center! Delicious and super easy to make!

Ingredients

For the Cookie Dough

For the Cupcakes

For the Frosting

Instructions

For the Cookie Dough

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, beat butter, white sugar, and brown sugar together until creamy.
  2. Add egg and vanilla. Beat again.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Beat until until dough is uniform.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Form the dough into tablespoon-sized balls.
  6. Place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze until solid. This will take about 2 hours.

For the Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350º Fahrenheit.
  2. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat 3 eggs for 30 seconds.
  4. Add cake mix, water, and oil. Beat until smooth.
  5. Fill each cupcake liner 2/3 full.
  6. Remove cookie dough balls from freezer and place one on each cupcake. Do not push the balls down.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the cake part of the cupcakes.

For the Frosting

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, cream butter and powdered sugar together.
  2. Add the vanilla and 2 tablespoons of milk. Beat or mix well.

If the frosting is too thick, add more milk. If it is too thin, add more powdered sugar.