Why I Love This Recipe
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.
Ingredients You'll Need
15 min prep
1 (18 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons sugar
48 miniature Oreo cookies (chocolate sandwich style cookies)
1 1/2 cups thawed whipped topping
1 large and one small mixing bowl,
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
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees in F
Prepare cake batter in large mixing bowl as directed on package; set aside.
WHISK cream cheese, egg and sugar in small mixing bowl until well blended.
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.
SPOON 1/2 tablespoons of cream cheese mixture over batter in each muffin cup. Top with 1 cookie.
Cover evenly with remaining cake batter.
BAKE 19 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
TOP cupcakes with whipped topping and remaining cookies just before serving.