Fluffy Oreo cupcakes decorated to look like your favorite Sesame Street character. Easy to make and enjoyed by all ages!
- ⅓ cups Butter
- 1 cup White sugar
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
- 1 whole Egg
- 3 tablespoons Canola oil
- 2 cups Flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2-½ teaspoons baking powder
- ¾ cups Whole milk
- 1 cup Mini chocolate chips
- ½ cups Oreos (crushed)
- FOR THE GLAZE:
- 1 cup Butter without salt
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla
- 2-½ cups Granulated sugar
- 3 tablespoons Heavy cream
- 3 drops Royal Blue Gel Food Coloring
- 24 whole edible eyes
- 6 Mini chocolate chip cookies
Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add egg and oil.
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking powder. Gradually add flour mixture and milk until just combined. Do not overmix. Stir in chocolate chips and crushed Oreos.
Fill cupcake tins about 3/4 full. Bake for 21 to 23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
For the frosting:
In a large bowl, cream the butter and vanilla. Add the powdered sugar little by little. Add heavy cream as needed until you reach your desired consistency. Add a few drops of blue food coloring until it reaches the desired shade of blue.
Pipe or spread on cooled cupcakes. Add 2 edible eyes and a chocolate chip cookie for decoration.