Treasures Cupcakes
INGREDIENTS
  • 24 cupcakes
  • 34 min
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 (18 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 48 miniature Oreo cookies (chocolate sandwich style cookies)
  • 1 1/2 cups thawed whipped topping
DIRECTIONS
  1. EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
  2. 1 large and one small mixing bowl,
  3. hand mixer, rubber spatula & wire whisk, 2 oven mitts, 24 cupcake paper liners, 2 (12 cup) muffin pans wire rack, measuring spoons, 1/4-cup dry measuring cup, 1 liquid measuring cup
  4. PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees in F
  5. Prepare cake batter in large mixing bowl as directed on package; set aside.
  6. WHISK cream cheese, egg and sugar in small mixing bowl until well blended.
  7. SCOOP cake batter, using 1/4-cup dry measuring cup, into each of 24 paper or foil-lined medium muffin cups, filling each cup about half full.
  8. SPOON 1/2 tablespoons of cream cheese mixture over batter in each muffin cup. Top with 1 cookie.
  9. Cover evenly with remaining cake batter.
  10. BAKE 19 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
  12. TOP cupcakes with whipped topping and remaining cookies just before serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Your kids could make these with your supervision. Chocolate on the outside with a yummy treat on the inside. Your kids will get a kick out of these cupcakes with a cookie treat that bakes inside.