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Cookie Stuffed Vanilla Cupcakes

Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
40 mins



  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1.5 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 cups of GF all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp Amoretti vanilla syrup (optional - adds extra vanilla flavoring)
  • 18 chocolate creme cookies + 2 chocolate creme cookies for crumbs


  • ¼ cup butter (room temperature)
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1.5 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and line cupcake liners in a muffin pan. Makes about 18 cupcakes.
  2. Mix butter and granulated sugar in a bowl and then mix in eggs.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add milk and pure vanilla extract.
  5. Stir well, and divide evenly between 18 cupcake liners. 
  6. Gently press a cookie into each batter-filled cupcake liner, and make it so the batter covers each cookie completely. 
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  8. Cool the cupcakes and then transfer to a wire rack.
  9. To make the frosting, beat the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until fluffy. Add in the powdered sugar, and mix well. 
  10. Frost the cupcakes with frosting.
  11. Put the 2 leftover cookies in a baggy and crush them into crumbs. 
  12. Top frosted cupcakes with any leftover cookie crumbs. 
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