Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting and Fudge Brownie Bites

By Eat More Chocolate Team    , , ,   

June 11, 2015

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Am I serious with this cupcake right now? What kind of munchy monster would create such a decadent, over-the-top indulgence? Me of course!

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • 15 mins

    15 mins

  • Yields: 24 cupcakes


Allow both baked cupcakes and brownies to cool to room temperature.

Cut brownies into 1" cubes.

Prepare cookie dough frosting, and ice cupcakes generously.

Sprinkle evenly with 1/3 cup miniature chocolate chips.

Make the ganache:

Heat 4 oz. semisweet chocolate chips and 1/4 cup heavy cream over a double boiler, stirring frequently, until it reaches a smooth consistency.

Drizzle evenly over cupcakes.

Cookie Dough Frosting

Using a mixer at medium speed, beat butter until soft and creamy, approximately 1 minute.

Add all other ingredients, and beat until thoroughly combined and fluffy in texture.

Icing should form stiff peaks.


24 chocolate cupcakes

Baked brownies (store-bought, boxed, or from scratch; whatever you prefer)

Cookie dough frosting, recipe below

1/3 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips for garnish

4 oz. semisweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup heavy cream

Cookie Dough Frosting

3 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature

3/4 cup packed brown sugar

3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 cup flour

3 T. heavy cream

3 t. vanilla extract

1 t. lemon juice

1 t. salt