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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

What do you get when you combine the classic comfort of chocolate chip cookies with the whimsy of cupcakes? Irresistible Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes!  

Cookie cupcakes are a delectable treat because they combine the timeless appeal of a traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe with the delightful qualities of cupcakes. The cupcake base offer a unique blend of soft, tender cake and gooey, melty chocolate chips. It’s like enjoying two favorite treats in one.

A cookie cupcake is the perfect sweet treat for special occasions like birthdays and parties. 

Turning cookie mix into cupcakes is a creative twist on traditional cookie baking.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

How to Turn Cookie Mix Into Cupcakes  

This Cupcake Recipe Calls For: 


Begin by preheating your oven to 350 and lining muffin tins with paper liners. 

Cream butter, Brown Sugar, Sugar in a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer.

Add in Egg, egg yolk, and vanilla. Beat well on medium-high speed.

In a small bowl, sift together the dry ingredients – flour, salt, and baking soda. Mix in the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Be sure to scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl.

Gently fold in the chocolate chips.

Scoop the cookie cupcake batter into the prepared cupcake liners, filling each about two-thirds full.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

Bake cupcakes in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until the cupcakes are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcake comes out clean.

For best results, let your cupcakes cool on a wire rack until they are room temperature.

If you want to take your cookie cupcakes to the next level, consider adding your favorite frosting recipe once they have cooled. Buttercream, cream cheese frosting, or a drizzle of melted chocolate can be excellent choices.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

Store leftover cookie cupcakes in an airtight container at room temperature for a day or two. For longer storage, keep them in the refrigerator or freeze them.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

Yield: 18
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Cookie dough lovers can satisfy their sweet tooth with this Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes Recipe. This sweet treat combines two classic desserts to become one new favorite!


  • 3/4 cups butter, melted
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚. In a large mixing bowl, combine melted butter, brown sugar, and sugar.
  2. Add egg, egg yolk, and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. Mix in flour, salt, and baking soda until uniform
  4. Finally, fold in chocolate chips. Scoop dough into a lined cupcake pan.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool.
  6. Melt white chocolate chips, then drizzle over cupcakes.
  7. Top your chocolate chip cookie cupcakes off with sprinkles of your choice
  8. Refrigerate the chocolate chip cookie cupcakes for 30 minutes to allow chocolate to harden.

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Can I make mini cookie cupcakes?

Yes, you can make mini cookie cupcakes by using mini cupcake liners and adjusting the baking time accordingly. They make great bite-sized treats for parties.

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Wednesday 29th of April 2020

Because of the Coronavirus, my workplace is only allowing us to bring in foods that are individually wrapped. I wanted so badly to make cookies, so these were a great alternative. Thank you for sharing <3

momma lew

Thursday 30th of April 2020

I am glad to hear that!


Monday 13th of May 2019

I love how you combined 2 of my favorite desserts into one delicious recipe!

Sandra Shaffer

Monday 6th of May 2019

Oh boy! What a delicious cupcake. Perfect idea for a party or potluck. The melted chocolate on top looks scrumptious!


Monday 6th of May 2019

Chocolate chip cookie cupcakes are the best! My kids adore them and are always asking me to make them again!


Monday 6th of May 2019

These cupcakes would be so fun for a party. I love the step by step directions!

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