Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe

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Diana February 22, 2021

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Satisfy your cravings with this cookie dough cupcake recipe that is soft and filled generously with chocolate chips and topped with a cookie dough frosting.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 13 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour 32 minutes
Total: 2 hours

Serves:

Ingredients

For the Cookie Cups:

  • ¾cupunsalted butter,(170 grams) softened to room temperature
  • ¾cuppacked light sugar,(150 grams) or dark brown
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar,(50 grams)
  • 1large egg,at room temperature
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • 2cupsall-purpose flour,(250 grams) spoon & leveled
  • 2tspcornstarch,cornflour
  • 1tspBaking Soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupssemi-sweet chocolate chips,(225 grams)

For the Cookie Dough Frosting:

  • ¾cupunsalted butter,(170 grams) softened to room temperature
  • 1cuppacked light or dark brown sugar,(215 grams) plus 1 tablespoon
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • cupsheat-treated all-purpose flour,(160 grams) spoon & leveled
  • ¾tspsalt
  • 6tbspmilk,(95 milliliter)
  • cupsmini chocolate chips,(270 grams)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Line two 12-count muffin pan with liners. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl using a hand-held mixer or stand mixer with a paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugars together on medium speed until fluffy and light in color.

  3. Mix in egg and vanilla. Scrape down the sides as needed. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt.

  4. At low speed, slowly mix into the wet ingredients. Stir in chocolate chips. Dough will be thick.

  5. Press 1½ Tablespoons of dough into each muffin liner. Bake for 12 to 13 minutes, removing from the oven when the edges begin to slightly brown and the centers still appear soft.

  6. Do not bake longer than 13 minutes. Allow cookie cups to cool completely before frosting.

Frosting:

  1. With an electric or stand mixer using a paddle attachment, cream together the butter and brown sugar at medium speed. Add the vanilla and beat well.

  2. Stir in the flour and salt until doughy. Beat in the milk until fluffy. Gently fold in chocolate chips. Frost cooled cookie cups.

  3. Unfrosted cookie cups stay fresh covered at room temperature for 5 days. Frosted cookie cups must be stored in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 340.21kcal
  • Fat: 17.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.49g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.00g
  • Fiber: 1.37g
  • Sugar: 28.18g
  • Protein: 3.30g
  • Cholesterol: 40.73mg
  • Sodium: 175.45mg
  • Calcium: 35.72mg
  • Potassium: 71.50mg
  • Iron: 1.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 102.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.08mg
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