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Mint Chocolate Cookie Cupcakes
Mint Chocolate Cookie Cupcakes
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
22 mins
Total Time
1 hr 7 mins

If you have a mint chocolate cookie lover in your life, these cupcakes make a perfect birthday treat! A moist chocolate cake is baked with a cool mint Oreo inside, and topped with mint chocolate cookie buttercream!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mint chocolate cookie cupcakes
Servings: 32 cupcakes
Calories: 293 kcal
For the Cupcakes
To Make the Cupcakes:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place a mint Oreo in each well of a lined cupcake tin.

  3. Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Combine all the wet ingredients in a large glass measuring cup.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry, and stir until well combined.
  6. Stir in the hot water.
  7. Fill each cupcake well with batter, about ⅔ full.
  8. Bake for 22 minutes.
To Make the Frosting:
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and heavy cream together until smooth and fluffy.
  2. Stir in the extracts.
  3. Add the powdered sugar and beat until completely incorporated.
  4. Mix in the gel color paste, if using.
  5. Add in the cookies, and stir until they are broken up.
  6. When the cupcakes are completely cooled, frost and garnish with a Junior Mint candy.
Nutrition Facts
Mint Chocolate Cookie Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 293 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 207mg9%
Potassium 108mg3%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 232IU5%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.