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Edible Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe

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This Edible Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe has so much flavor! If you’re a fan of cookie dough taste, don’t miss out on these! Perfect cupcakes like this are so simple and easy to make!

Combining the two popular desserts creates a treat that no one will forget! Make a double batch – trust me! They’re that good!

If you grew up being told you can’t eat the cookie dough before it is baked, this cupcake recipe is screaming your name! It’s the perfect recipe!

The fun part about making these cupcakes is that you also get to use a boxed cake mix. This is a perfect way to cut down on the measuring and ingredients and make something simple yet delicious.

My boys were 100% hooked the first time I baked these cupcakes! They couldn’t believe the recipe was so good and this delicious – and they immediately wanted more.

Use these cupcakes for baby showers, birthdays, parties, or anything else!

Cupcakes have taken the dessert world by storm, and it’s not hard to understand why. These miniature desserts come in many flavors, colors, and designs, making them appealing to all ages and tastes.

Cupcakes are an ideal dessert for any occasion, from birthday parties to weddings. They are also easy to distribute and serve, making them an excellent option for sweet treats in group settings.

Additionally, cupcakes have a unique charm that evokes nostalgia and childhood memories.

Whether it’s the excitement of picking out your favorite cupcake or the satisfaction of licking the frosting off your fingers, cupcakes hold a special place in the dessert world.

It’s no wonder why these little cakes have become a go-to treat for so many people.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Once you make this Easy Cookie Dough Cupcake Recipe, it’s time to make more fun flavors! There are so many cupcakes to try – and I’ve included some of my favorites!

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What is the key to having soft and moist cupcakes?

If you’re tired of biting into dry and crumbly cupcakes, the correct combination of ingredients and baking techniques is the key to achieving soft and moist cupcakes.

First and foremost, using a reliable recipe and measuring your ingredients precisely is essential. This ensures that your cupcakes will be balanced and not too dry or too dense.

Mixing the batter until the ingredients are incorporated prevents over-mixing, which can result in tough cupcakes.

Finally, don’t over-bake your cupcakes. Remove them from the oven when they have a light golden brown color and a toothpick comes out clean.

With attention to detail and these techniques, you’ll have consistently soft and moist cupcakes that will impress you.

Edible Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe

Edible Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe

Yield: 18 cupcakes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Using a boxed cake mix makes this Edible Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe one of the best! Try the flavors!


  • Boxed Chocolate Cake Mix Plus Ingredients listed on the Box
  • 1/2 cup of softened Butter
  • 2 cups Powdered Icing Sugar, or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup White Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 18 Mini Cookies (these can be optional)


  1. Make the cupcake batter according to the directions on the box.
  2. Place the flour on a cookie sheet and bake it for 5 minutes, then let it cool completely.
  3. To make the frosting, beat the butter and sugars together for 2 minutes until combined.
  4. Add the vanilla and milk and beat until fluffy and light.
  5. Add the flour to achieve the cookie dough texture. You can adjust with sugar or milk as needed.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. Apple the cookie dough frosting to the top of the cooled cupcakes.
  8. Top with mini cookies and more chocolate chips.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 18 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 191Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 25gProtein: 1g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 6/10/2023

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