St. Patty's day mint cookies and cream cupcakes

Donna Gray

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@donnafaye88

Anything is a hit when it has choc involved!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 box
choc cake mix
1 1/2 c
water
1/3 c
oil
3 large
eggs
1/4 c
sour cream
1/2 box
choc pudding mix
2 tsp
peppermint extract
18 oz
package oreo mint cookies
1 can(s)
white frosting
1 can(s)
choc frosting
1 small
pkg choc mint candies (like starlight mints but green and brown)
1 to 2 c
powdered sugar
green food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare cake mix with oil, eggs, peppermint extract, water and sour cream. Mix well. Add pudding mix at the last. Using a large ziploc bag, coarsely crush up about 1 cup of the cookies and add to batter. Scoop into papered cupcake pans 2/3 full. Bake 350 about 12 min or until toothpick comes out clean.
2
Place the white frosting in mixer, adding green food color and powdered sugar to desired green tint and consistency. Fit a piping bag with your desired tip and place the green inside on one half and chocolate frosting in on the other half side to create a swirled effect when piping out the frosting. Frost cupcakes.
3
Take about 8 cookies and carefully cut them into quarters. Maybe a few extra in case they crumble too much. Place a quartered cookie on each cupcake, slightly pushing into frosting so as not to fall off.
4
Place the candies in a small ziploc bag and crush coarsely with a rolling pin or hammer or whatever you have that works. Sprinkle over top of cupcakes while frosting is still soft and wet. They wont stick if they sit too long.
5
You can also make minis. I found some mini York peppermint patties and placed those atop, omitting the crushed oreos in the batter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts