Cookie Dough Cupcakes

DSC_4067x900Cookie dough is the greatest. Right?! It’s comforting, it’s nostalgic, and it’s slightly dangerous because OH MY GOD WE COULD ALL DIE FROM THE RAW EGG. #sarcasm These cupcakes are semi-homemade chocolate with homemade cookie dough frosting – that does not include raw eggs, so all of you germophobes can chill. :)

Cookie Dough Cupcakes
Recipe source: Your Cup of Cake
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For the chocolate cupcakes:
1 box Devil’s Food cake mix
3 eggs
1/2 cup melted butter, slightly cooled
1 cup milk
1/2 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup mini chocolate chips

For the cookie dough frosting:
1-1/2 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/3 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 pinch salt (more if needed)
2 Tablespoons milk
2-3 cups powdered sugar
+ mini chocolate chips for decoration

1. Preheat oven to 350F and line pan with cupcake liners.
2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, melted butter, milk, sour cream and vanilla extract until smooth.
3. Stir in cake mix and chocolate chips.
4. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-20 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean. Cool the cupcakes completely on wire racks.
5. Cookie dough frosting: beat butter. Add vanilla extract, flour, brown sugar and salt and beat again. Slowly add in milk and powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.
6. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes and top with mini chocolate chips.

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