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Makes 12 cupcakes


These cupcakes have a super cool surprise that is part cookie…everyone will be asking for more.


12 regular-size chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies (such as Oreos)

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Baking Cocoa, divided

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup hot water or coffee

1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup lowfat buttermilk

1 large egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 container (16 ounces) vanilla or white prepared frosting

12 snack-size chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies (such as Oreos)



1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12-cup muffin tin with paper or foil liners. Place one regular size sandwich cookie in each cup.

2.Mix flour, sugar, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, baking soda and salt together in large mixer bowl.

3.Whisk together water, butter, and oil in small bowl; stir into flour mixture until incorporated. Whisk in buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract until thoroughly combined. Spoon batter evenly into cookie-filled cups, filling 2/3 full.

4.Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

5.Combine frosting with remaining 2 tablespoons cocoa powder; stir until smooth. Pipe or spread frosting onto cupcakes. Garnish each cupcake with snack-size sandwich cookie.


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