Moist double chocolate cookies and cream cupcakes with cream cheese frosting recipe from @bakedbyrachel
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Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist homemade double chocolate cookies and cream cupcakes with cream cheese frosting! A fun dessert for any celebration or just because!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Cupcake
Servings: 8 cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • 1/4 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 C milk
  • 1 oz semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 C sour cream
  • 3/4 C all purpose flour

Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • 1/3 C chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 8 whole cookies for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a regular cupcake pan with 8 paper liners. 
  • In a glass measuring cup, heat milk until steaming. Add 1oz chocolate to warm milk, stirring until melted. Set aside. 
  • In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in egg and vanilla, scraping bowl as needed. Mix in salt, baking soda and cocoa powder, followed by flour. Mix in sour cream, followed by warm milk mixture. Mix until just combined and no streaks remain. Divide mixture between prepared liners using a large cookie scoop. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean or with just a few moist crumbs. Cool in pan for several minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. 
  • When cupcakes are cool, prepare frosting. In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add vanilla. Mix in powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. Finally, stir in cookie crumbs by hand, mixing until just combined. Transfer to a large piping bag fit with desired tip. Frost cupcakes and immediately top off with a cookie. 
  • Cupcakes can be stored in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature prior to serving. 

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel