#22: Cookies & Cream Cupcakes

In September, I started a cupcake adventure. If you haven't read about it yet, you can do so here. ***

In the Kids' Cupcakes section of the book, there is a recipe for Cookies & Cream Cupcakes. Um, YUM!

You start by adding a bunch of crushed-up Oreo cookies to the vanilla batter.

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Mix it all up...

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And bake until they look like this:

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LOOK at those yummy chunks of cookie. Fresh out of the oven, these cupcakes smelled a lot like cookies and cream ice cream, so I knew I was on the right track!

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Then, you mix up a bunch of softened butter and cream cheese...

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...and melt some white chocolate.

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Cream the two together to make the most amazing white-chocolate icing to spread on your cupcakes. (It's reminiscent of the cream filling in an Oreo).

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Grab a heapin' helping of mini Oreos.

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Frost your cupcakes with the white chocolate icing and add a couple minis to decorate.

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MMM.

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Then, unwrap that sucker as fast as you can and dig in!!!

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