Cookie Monster Cupcakes
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Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Servings 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 1/2 c. oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 24 white cupcake liners
  • 2 packages large candy eyeballs
  • 1 package miniature Chips Ahoy Cookies

Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 c. butter softened but not to room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 7oz jar marshmallow fluff
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • blue food coloring

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place cupcake liners into muffin cups.
  • Place cake mix in the bowl of an electric stand mixer. Add buttermilk, oil, and eggs. Mix to combine well.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake for 15-17 minutes. Remove from oven and set cupcakes on cooling rack to cool.
  • Prepare the frosting by placing the butter in a medium/large bowl. Beat the butter with a mixer until nice and fluffy. Add a small amount of food coloring.
  • Add the powdered sugar about a 1/2 c. at a time till well combined with the butter. Then add the almond extract and marshmallow fluff. Add more food coloring if a darker blue is desired.
  • Place the frosting in a 16oz frosting bag fixed with a Wilton 1M star tip. Pipe frosting evenly over cupcakes in a swirl motion and top with two candy eyeballs. Then press a cookie into the front of the frosting.