How To Make Brownie Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting
Chocolaty brownies and irresistible cupcake dough in one delicious dessert topped with a rich and creamy cookie dough frosting. Best for a weeknight party.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt then set aside.
In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together granulated sugar, light-brown sugar, and cocoa powder. Pour in melted butter and use a wooden spoon to stir until combine.
Mix in eggs and vanilla extract. Stir in milk. Add dry ingredients and mix just until combine.
Divide batter among 12 paper-lined muffin cups filling each about ⅔ full.
Bake in preheated oven for 16 to 20 minutes (lesser for gooier brownies). Allow cooling in muffin tin several minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
Cool completely then frost with Cookie Dough Frosting. Store in an airtight container.
Cookie Dough Frosting:
In a mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer, whip together butter and light-brown sugar until pale and fluffy for about 3 to 4 minutes.
Mix in flour then add powdered sugar, vanilla, molasses, and 2 tablespoons cream and blend together until smooth adding an additional 1 tablespoon of cream to thin if desired. Fold in chocolate chips.
- Calories: 531.84kcal
- Fat: 26.82g
- Saturated Fat: 16.49g
- Trans Fat: 0.86g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 7.32g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.19g
- Carbohydrates: 73.34g
- Fiber: 2.46g
- Sugar: 55.89g
- Protein: 4.46g
- Cholesterol: 90.62mg
- Sodium: 155.72mg
- Calcium: 50.06mg
- Potassium: 171.39mg
- Iron: 2.02mg
- Vitamin A: 202.74µg
- Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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