Cookies-N-Cream Cupcakes

Cookies-N-Cream Cupcakes – 6 WW pts with frosting (from Crazy about Cupcakes) makes 24
1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 2/3 cup sugar
3 large egg whites, at room temperature
1 cup chocolate sandwich cookies, lightly crushed
Preheat over to 350F. Insert liners into a medium cupcake pan.

In a large bowl cream together the butter, milk, and vanilla with an electric mixer until fluffy, about 3-5 minutes.

In a separate bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Add the dry ingredients to butter mixture. Mix until integrated. Stir in sugar. With an electric mixer on low speed, beat for 30 seconds. Turn the mixer up to medium speed and beat for 2 minutes. Add the egg whites. Beat for 2 more minutes. Stir in the crushed cookies.
Fill the cupcake lines three-quarters full. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of cupcakes comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in the pan.

For frosting, we used this recipe and crushed up some Oreos and mixed them in as well.

Nutritional Information (please double check with your ingredients and serving sizes – I use this recipe calculator)
1 cupcake: 214.4 Calories, 7.9g Fat, 10.9 mg Cholesterol, 149.7 mg Sodium, 48.6 mg Potassium, 33.9 g Carbs, 0.6 g Dietary Fiber, 14.4 g Sugar, 2.5 g Protein
WW POINTS = 5
Frosting: 58.9 Calories, 2.6g Fat, 0.5 mg Cholesterol, 48.2 mg Sodium, 22.7 mg Potassium, 8.6 g Carbs, 0.1 g Dietary Fiber, 2.3 g Sugar, 0.6 g Protein
WW POINTS = 1

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4 Responses to “12 Days of Cookies – Peppermint Chocolate Cookies”

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    Sarah — December 17, 2008 at 7:29 pm

    Those look awesome!

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    Nikki — December 17, 2008 at 9:22 pm

    Glad everyone liked them! I’ll have to agree with you, though, I like chewy cookies more (even though I did love these!)

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    Joelen — December 18, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    These look beautiful! I love peppermint and chocolate together 🙂

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    Stephanie — December 18, 2008 at 5:21 pm

    Yours look great too! I may go with another chocolate cookie recipe next time and then add the chocolate peppermint, but these were good for the first try.

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