CHIPS AHOY! "Cinnamon Bun" Cupcakes

Turn a cake mix, chocolate chip cookies, sugar and spice into scrumptious cupcakes. Top with a cream cheese frosting for the taste of homemade cinnamon rolls.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

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Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (13 oz.) CHIPS AHOY! Cookies, divided
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Place 1 cookie, top side down, in each of 24 paper-lined muffin pan cups; set aside. Chop remaining cookies.

3

Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Blend in brown sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon. Stir in half of the chopped cookies; spoon into prepared muffin cups. Reserve remaining chopped cookies for later use.

4

Bake 18 to 20 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 10 min. Remove cupcakes from pans to wire racks; cool completely.

5

Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and remaining cinnamon with mixer until creamy. Refrigerate until ready to use.

6

Remove and discard paper liners from cupcakes. Place cupcakes, cookie sides up, on serving plate. Top with frosting; sprinkle with reserved cookie pieces.