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Pinterest Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Only one of my friends from home has a summer birthday, so when the time came to celebrate I went a little bit nuts on the dessert.  Here is the recipe for one of the (many) types of cupcakes I made – chocolate cupcakes with cookie dough frosting.
Ingredients:
Cupcakes
  • Devil’s Food Cake Mix
  • Water
  • Oil
  • Eggs
Egg-less Cookie Dough Frosting
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup  milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Here’s the link to the original recipe.  After you combine all the ingredients, chill the cookie dough in the refrigerator, then spread on top of the cupcakes like frosting.

These cupcakes are really easy to make, but all my friends were very impressed with them.  I tweaked the cookie dough recipe and added a little more sugar than was called for because I didn’t think it was sweet enough, but that’s up to you.

If you like eating raw cookie dough (who doesn’t?) but don’t want to run the risk of getting sick from the eggs, you can make this recipe without the cupcakes, just to munch on!

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