Sesame Street Cookie Monster Cupcakes
 
 
From a Sesame Street birthday party to a Cookie Monster gathering, these cookie monster cupcakes made from scratch will make your little cookie lover ecstatic.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Cupcakes
Ingredients
Cupcake Ingredients:
  • 1¾ C Flour
  • 2 C Sugar
  • 1 C Cocoa
  • 1½ TSP Baking Soda
  • 1½ TSP Baking Powder
  • 1 TSP Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 C Whole Milk
  • ½ C Oil
  • 2 TSP Vanilla
  • 1 C Boiling Water
Frosting Ingredients:
  • 1 C soft unsalted butter
  • 4 + C powder sugar
  • 4 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Blue gel food coloring
Cookie Face Ingredients:
  • 2 large candy eyes
  • 1 chocolate chip cookie
Instructions
Cupcake Directions:
  1. Line the cupcake tins with paper liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl add the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla.
  4. Add the bowl containing the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla to the bowl holding the dry ingredients.
  5. Mix all together until fully incorporated.
  6. Beat for 3 minutes on medium.
  7. Slowly add the boiling water starting with a small amount then pour in the remaining boiling water.
  8. The batter may be a little runny.
  9. Scoop batter into cupcake lined cups until ¾s filled.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  12. Take out of the cupcake pan placing on a wire rack until completely cooled.
Frosting Directions:
  1. Cream the butter and powder sugar until it looks light and creamy.
  2. If it doesn't cream add several drops of the heavy whipping cream until it creams.
  3. Test to see if the frosting can form and hold a stiff peak by taking a spoonful of frosting and turning the spoon upside down. If the frosting stays on the spoon it is ready if not then....
  4. Add more powder sugar ½ C at a time.... mix well.
  5. If ready scoop the frosting into a pastry bag with a large star tip.
  6. Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
  7. Holding the bag straight up and down frost the cupcake straight up and down.
Cookie Face Directions:
  1. Place 2 large candy eyes on the top of the frosted cupcake
  2. Cut the chocolate chip cookie in half.
  3. stick the cookie in the middle of the frosted cupcake pointing up.
Recipe by Mommy Evolution at https://mommyevolution.com/sesame-street-cookie-monster-cupcakes/