I love cookies – but I think everything tastes better covered in frosting. I think we all inherited that from our mom.
These chocolate chip cookie cupcakes taste like your favorite classic dessert, with a nice dollop of chocolate frosting right on top. It’s like a dream come true.
I have a deep passion for chocolate chip cookies, but also an undying love for cupcakes. With this recipe, you get the best of both worlds. These Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes are out of this world, delicious.
They are also extremely easy recipe to make, and everyone will be raving about them.
could i use cake mix instead of making my own?
For this recipe, we made our own cake bottom, because it’s a little unique and more moist than most other cupcakes.
However, you could easily just make your favorite cake flavor as the cupcake base, then continue to follow the recipe with the frosting.
We highly recommend making your own, because this cake base is so easy, and also especially delicious. But you could also substitute it for a cake mix. We recommend following the instructions on the box for how to make a cake, then dividing the mixture into the tins.
could i replace the sour cream with greek yogurt?
I am all about healthy replacements. I usually don’t buy sour cream anymore, because we use plain Greek yogurt on just about everything these days, as a healthier alternative.
We recommend using sour cream for this recipe though, because of the fat content. Plain Greek yogurt is often fat free, so it cookies a little differently.
You could use it, but we wouldn’t recommend it. It will make the cupcakes a little bit of a weird texture, because it cooks differently. Sour cream works best for this recipe.
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