Tuesday Treats: Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes

Fall is in the air. That means county fairs, harvest markets, and school bake sales. If you happen to be addicteda fan of Oreo cookies, these cupcakes are for you.

Prep Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 1 hr. 12 min.
Servings: 24 servings

Bake right along with the video for Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes. Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes are easy to make and offer a cookie and cheesecake surprise.

What You Need
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 egg
2 Tbsp. sugar
48 Mini OREO Bite Size Cookies, divided
1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.

Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Mix cream cheese, egg and sugar until blended.

Spoon half the cake batter into 24 paper-lined muffin cups. Top each with about 1-1/2 tsp. cream cheese mixture and 1 cookie; cover with remaining cake batter.

Bake 19 to 22 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 5 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.

Frost cupcakes with COOL WHIP. Top with remaining cookies just before serving.

Video you ask? What video? The one you can watch if you CLICK HERE and head over to the Kraft recipe website. You can also get all the nutritional info there, as well. Speaking of school bake sales, Annie Simmons Donaldson tried these cupcakes and they were a hit with her “boys”–son Cody and mate Sean “Boomer” Donaldson. You can read their story in WOLF MOON. Click on the cover for the Amazon link. Better yet, CLICK HERE for the universal link to MOONSTRUCK: LIES and get both HUNTER’S MOON, WOLF MOON, along with extra chapters only available in LIES. 😉 Psst: That link takes you to a page listing every outlet where you can buy the book.

So, question of the day: How do you eat an Oreo? Me? I bite into the whole thing. Lawyer Guy twists them apart and eats the cream first.

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About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of two award-winning series--Moonstruck and The Penumbra Papers, Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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2 Responses to Tuesday Treats: Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes

  1. I generally pop them apart and eat the cream. Or I pop them apart and eat the naked half, then the cream, then the other half. But the cookie part of Oreos are too bitter for me. Wallyworld makes a good offbrand that’s not as in your face. And the thin ones are the best. Yummers.

    Heh, I can totally see Boomer pop one of those cupcakes in his mouth and then blow something up. Woohoo.

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