Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cupcakes topped with an egg-free Chocolate Chip cookie dough frosting!
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!!
 
My husband’s favorite cookie is chocolate chip. I find it only fitting that today, on Father’s Day, I share this chocolate chip cookie dough cupcake.
 
I am so blessed. My husband is the best father to our 4 children. He not only is able to help our son with high school math, but he teaches our 3 daughters how a boy should treat a girl, through example. He also doesn’t complain (much) when he comes home and the house is a wreck, dinner is furthest from my mind, and the laundry has piled up. He even lets me control the remote, most of the time.
Could be because he comes home from work and can eat one of these delicious cupcakes?
 
My mom always told me that she hoped I would marry someone as wonderful as my dad. And I did.
 
So, to my dad, I also want to say, HAPPY FATHERS DAY! I’m so proud to be your daughter 🙂 Thank you for teaching me many things (and not yelling, too loudly, when I was learning how to drive and drove over that big rock in the driveway….remember that one?). You’re the best Dad a girl could have!
Chocolate Chip Cupcakes topped with an egg-free Chocolate Chip cookie dough frosting!
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Yield: 24-30 cupcakes

Ingredients:

For the Cupcakes:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 1/2 cup flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 15 Chips Ahoy original cookies, chopped

For the Frosting:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 Tbsp evaporated milk
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 14-15 mini Chips Ahoy cookies (for garnish), broken in half

Directions:

  1. For the cupcakes, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat butter with sugar until smooth and fluffy (about 3 minutes). Add in eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition until fully combined. Beat in vanilla extract.
  3. In small bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda together (very important). Add flour mixture, alternating with evaporated milk, in about 3 additions.
  4. Do not overbeat. Fold in chopped cookies. Fill cupcake liners about 3/4 full and bake 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool 15 minutes in pan, remove and cool completely on wire rack.
  5. For the frosting, beat butter, brown sugar and salt for about 3 minutes until fully combined. Beat in powdered sugar, vanilla and milk. Continue to beat for about 3-5 minutes until fluffy. Add chocolate chips. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes and garnish with half of a mini chips ahoy cookie. Enjoy!
**cupcake recipe adapted from Magnolia's vanilla cupcake
Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes with a sweet cookie dough frosting!! So fun and delicious!

21 comments on “Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes”

  1. I love cookie dough (who doesn’t!) so these look perfect!

  2. Aw, sweet post. My husband is much like yours, what would we do without them?? Love these cupcakes, I’d eat them all. Maybe I’d share…maybe.

  3. I love eating cookie dough!!! These cupcakes look awesome! And what a sweet post about your hubby and dad! Love it!!!

  4. Yum,who doesnt love cookie dough?! 🙂

  5. Love me some cookie dough cupcakes! Yours look amazing 🙂

  6. These look so yummy! Will have to try these soon!

    Stopping by from Tip Junkie!

    PS – I’m hosting a giveaway…i would love to have you stop by to enter!!
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  7. These are gorgeous and delicious looking!
    I’m pinning them

  8. Such delicious looking cupcakes!

  9. Yummy! Need to try theses!

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  10. I have just saved this recipe. I totally want to try this!

  11. These cupcakes look so good! We are so glad that you linked up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday”. Please come back again really soon! Thanks! -The Sisters

  12. How cute and delicious they look!

  13. Angela

    Those looks so good. Everything on your blog does for that matter 🙂 Angela @ HickoryTrail

  14. Thank you. My husband and my nieces love them…

  15. Katie

    Where did you get those cupcake wrappers? These look delicious!

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