Cookies n’ Cream Cupcakes

Cupcakes are such a fun thing to bring to parties or serve at get-togethers!My husband LOVES oreos, so usually when I bake, I am trying to please him.I saw this recipe, and decided it was a must try.COOKIES N’ CREAM CUPCAKESRecipe from: Annies EatsYield: 24 cupcakesFor the cupcakes: 24 Oreo halves, with cream filling attached 2¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 2/3 cup sugar 3 large egg whites, at room temperature 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup milk 20 Oreo cookies, coarsely chopped  For the frosting:8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature6 Tbsp. butter, at room temperature1 Tbsp. vanilla extract4 cups powdered sugar2 tbsp. heavy creamFor garnish:Oreo cookie crumbs24 Oreo cookie halves Preheat the oven to 350˚ F.  Line the wells of two cupcake pans with 24 paper liners.  Place an Oreo halve in the bottom of each liner, cream side up.  In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir together with a fork to blend and set aside.  In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the butter and sugar and beat together on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.  Blend in the egg whites one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Blend in the vanilla extract.  With the mixer on low speed, beat in half of the dry ingredients just until incorporated.  Add the milk and beat just until combined, then mix in the remaining dry ingredients.  Gently fold in the chopped Oreos with a rubber spatula until evenly incorporated, being careful not to over-mix. Evenly divide the batter between the prepared cupcake liners.  Bake for 18-20 minutes, rotating the pans halfway through baking, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Allow to cool in the pans 5-10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.To make the frosting, combine the cream cheese and butter in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat on medium-high speed until smooth, about 1 minute.  Blend in the vanilla extract.  Beat in the confectioners’ sugar until incorporated and smooth, 1-2 minutes.  Add the heavy cream to the bowl and beat on medium-low speed just until incorporated, then increase the speed to medium-high and whip for 4 minutes until light and fluffy, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.Frost the cooled cupcakes as desired.  Sprinkle with Oreo crumbs and garnish with Oreo halves.Enjoy!Linked up to these fabulous parties!also found here

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  1. Sweet Peas and Bumblebees

    Your recipes are AMAZING!! I just made your Greek Salad last night! Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my blog! I was actually admiring your blog the night before you left us a comment…and of course we are a follower of your blog! I would not want to miss a single recipe!

    Alisa @ Sweet Peas and Bumblebees

  2. Muriel Miller

    Oh these look so good! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I am so glad you did cause it brought me to yours and so far I have bookmarked 4 recipes that I already want to make! Yum!

  3. Marguerite

    Great cupcakes and blog! My son loves Oreo's, so these will be a "must try"! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for following! I'm now following you back!

  4. Trish - Sweetology101

    you have a great blog here..those cake batter pancakes..for REAL!!???? So awesome. Thanks for stopping by my little blog today…Trish from Sweetology. I do host a link up every Tuesday usually called Tea Party Tuesday feel free to link up!!

  5. Kirsten

    Can't wait to make these! Everybody loves a recipe with Oreos! So glad you found my blog… I'm your newest follower :)

  6. Yenta Mary

    Thanks so much for coming to visit me, so I could find your fabulous blog! Happily returning the follow … :)

  7. Brenda

    Thanks so much for dropping by WV Stitcher I just hopped by to return the follow, I love trying new recipes so I will be dropping by often. Have a fantastic weekend!

  8. Kristine @ JandMs Eye Candy

    YUM! THANK YOU for the sweet comment on our blog and for the follow ;) We are your newest followers ;) Have a great rest of your week!

  9. 3krazychics

    OMG! That looks freaking yummy! Will have to add that to my list of recipes to make this summer!

  10. Sarah M. Flinn

    all of your recipes look so delicious! I am so glad you stopped by my blog and told me about it!

    I am now following too!

  11. angie @ the cellar door stories

    these look SUPER YUMMY!!!!!

    thanks so much for stopping by and leaving some comment love on my growth chart ~ i really appreciate it!!

  12. Catherine

    These cupcakes look perfect! The recipe sounds wonderful.
    Thank you for your visit to my blog,leaving a kind comment and becoming a follower. I would be very happy to follow your blog. It is lovely and delicious!. Blessings, Catherine

  13. Reba

    These look delish! I love cupcakes, I must try them. Thanks!

    Also, if you like to experiment with baking, I bought some Strawberry & Goat Cheese muffins last week at Central Market (gourmet grocery here in Houston). OMG! They were amazing. I don't have any idea how to make them, they had strawberries and goat cheese in a vanilla muffin cake. Unbelievably good. Maybe try to make them and then tell us how you did it so we can copy!

    Thanks for the follow at my blog –


  14. Jennifer @ Delightfully Noted

    I love cookies and creme. I was just thinking today about my mom's favorite house party go-to dessert she made when I was a kid-it was dirt pudding. So see I still haven't grown out of that fad:) This looks delicious!

  15. PartyMom

    Sounds perfect! One question though, were there any left for your husband by the end of the day?! ;)

  16. Modern Wivelyhood

    These look so yummy, excited to try them!
    I featured this on my Friday 5 today!
    Have a great weekend!

  17. You had me at "cream cheese frosting" and then the fact that it's on an oreo cupcake really takes it to the next level of awesome!Thank you so much for being a part of making "A Little Birdie Told Me…" this week, the very best week yet!Jenn

  18. Screaming Sardine

    Just had to swing by and comment again that I'm having a month long Cupcake Link Party! You're more than welcome to link this and any other cupcake related post you have. :)