Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Here’s a recipe for the perfect cupcake for cookie dough lovers.


Haylee Haupt, Columnist

Do you love cupcakes? How about cookie dough? Well, get your oven mitts on, because below is a recipe for chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes. You read that right.

Ingredients (makes 12 cupcakes):

Cookie Dough:

  • ⅛ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ⅛ teaspoon of salt
  • ¾ cup of flour
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • ½ cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 4 tablespoons of melted, unsalted butter


  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ of vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup of hot water
  • 1 cup of granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of vanilla extract


  • ½ cup of softened, unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 3 cups of powdered sugar


Cookie Dough:

  1. Mix together the salt, flour, and baking soda
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the vanilla, sugars, milk, and butter
  3. Pour the powder mix into the liquid mix and stir
  4. Make small balls out of the dough, and freeze for half an hour


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Put cupcake liners in a cupcake pan
  3. Mix together the salt, baking soda, cocoa, sugar, and flour
  4. Add in the vanilla, oil, egg, and water
  5. Put a little bit of batter into the bottom of the cupcake liner
  6. Set ball of cookie dough on the mix
  7. Fill the rest of the liner with batter, completely covering the cookie dough
  8. Set the cupcake pan in the oven for 23 minutes
  9. Take out and let cool, then frost and garnish with chocolate chips or chocolate shavings


  1. Beat butter until creamy
  2. Gradually beat in sugar until smooth
  3. Beat in the vanilla and milk

These cupcakes were very easy to make, and I thought the finished product was delicious. If you want a jazzed-up cupcake, this recipe is perfect for you.