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Chocolate cupcakes topped with peanut butter frosting and a mini cookie on a white cake stand.
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5 from 8 votes

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

These Cookie Dough Cupcakes are made by stuffing an edible cookie dough into moist chocolate cupcakes and then topping it with a velvety peanut butter frosting, sprinkles, and a mini chocolate chip cookie!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 583kcal


Chocolate Cupcakes

Cookie Dough



  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line cupcake pan with liners.
  • Combine all ingredients in a stand mixer and beat until combined.
  • Fill cupcake liners with 1/4 cup of batter each.
  • Reduce heat to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes until toothpick comes clean after being inserted into the center of the cupcakes.
  • Remove from oven and move cupcakes to cooling racks to finish cooling.
  • While the cupcakes are cooling, prepare the cookie dough according to recipe directions.
  • Core out the top center of the cupcakes to make room for the cookie dough.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop equal amount of cookie dough from the batch and gently press into the cored-out section of the cupcakes. 
  • Prepare the frosting according to recipe directions and pipe onto cooled cupcakes, top with sprinkles and a mini cookie (optional).


Calories: 583kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 374mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1.2mg