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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough-Frosted Cupcakes

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This past weekend was my bachelorette party, and, because I am never one to miss an opportunity to bake, I whipped up a batch of chocolate cupcakes with a peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough frosting. If you have ever been caught with a spoon in the bowl of cookie dough (I’m not the only one, right?), then this is the recipe for you.

 

For the actual cakes, I used a box mix, but I did NOT follow the instructions on the box. Far too often I find that following those instructions results in a dry cake. Instead, I used buttermilk, egg whites from a carton, and coconut oil. The result? Super moist, super light and fluffy, fall apart in your hand cupcakes. Buttermilk and coconut oil are my secret weapons when it comes to baking!

 

 I actually followed a recipe for plain chocolate chip cookie dough frosting, but added a cup of peanut butter at the end for kicks (and because I’m literally incapable of following a recipe exactly as it is written). To simplify things, I found an actual recipe for the peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough frosting here at Gimme Some Oven (P.S. cutest blog name, ever!).
The best part is that this cookie dough is made without eggs, so it is totally safe to eat!

 

Ta-da!

 

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3 Comments

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    Kacie
    July 19, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Hi! I just found your blog through the July Color Challenge Link Up and I’m now following your blog! I would love it if you checked out and followed mt blog too!

    P.S. I am really wanting those cookie dough cupcakes in my belly right now!

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    Katy @ Sugar and Chiffon
    July 16, 2012 at 2:49 am

    The party was a lot of fun, thanks! As for the cupcakes, definitely not low-cal, but definitely delicious!

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    Street Fashion Paris
    July 13, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    Seems delicious, a but high cal! Hope u had fun at the party!

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