Cookies 'N Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Cookies 'N Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Let HERSHEY'S KISSES Cookies 'n' Creme Candies take your chocolate cupcakes to the next level. Cookies 'n' Creme filling, coupled with white frosting and a candy topping, help these cupcakes ring the bell.

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SKILL LEVEL : Beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories270
Calories from Fat120
Total Fat13 g20% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium230 mg10% DV
Total Carbohydrates39 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars27 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories270
Calories from Fat120
Total Fat13 g20% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium230 mg10% DV
Total Carbohydrates39 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars27 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  • COOKIES 'N CREME FILLING (recipe follows)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 container White frosting (16 oz.) (ready-to-spread or homemade)
  • About 30 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Cookies 'N Creme Candies

Directions

  • 1. Prepare COOKIES 'N CREME FILLING; set aside. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  • 2. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large mixing bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 3 minutes. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full (about 2 level measuring tablespoons) with batter. Spoon 1 level tablespoon filling into center of each cupcake.
  • 3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 4. Remove wrappers from cookies 'n crème candies. Frost cupcakes and top with candy piece. Refrigerate leftover cupcakes. About 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes.
  • COOKIES 'N CREME FILLING
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 36 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Cookies 'N Crème Candies
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg, vanilla and salt in medium bowl until smooth and creamy; set aside. Remove wrappers from candies; place in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%)1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until candies are melted when stirred. Gradually stir melted candies into cream cheese mixture.
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