St. Patty's day mint cookies and cream cupcakes

2
Donna Gray

By
@donnafaye88

Anything is a hit when it has choc involved!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

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

How to Make St. Patty's day mint cookies and cream cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare 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.
  • 2Place 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.
  • 3Take 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.
  • 4Place 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.
  • 5You can also make minis. I found some mini York peppermint patties and placed those atop, omitting the crushed oreos in the batter.

Printable Recipe Card

About St. Patty's day mint cookies and cream cupcakes

Course/Dish: Other Desserts




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Food Will Be The Star At Your July 4th Bbq Recipe

Food Will Be the Star at Your July 4th BBQ

Kitchen Crew

Make sure you've made a run for propane or charcoals... Fourth of July is next week! I'm gearing up to host a party. I've pulled together recipes that'll make any...

25 No-bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

25 No-Bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not only are these no-bake desserts super easy to make, but these recipes are incredibly tempting and sure to satisfy your cravings!

Pinterest Pass Or Fail: S'more Pie Pops Recipe

Pinterest Pass or Fail: S'More Pie Pops

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Seriously, who doesn't love to eat food from a stick? With warmer weather and outdoor adventures upon us, these S'More Pie Pops from TheGunnySack.com caught our eye. They'd be a...