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Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes


Mini OREO Surprise Cupcakes

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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Your kids will get a kick out of these cupcakes with a cookie treat that bakes inside.
cook 24

What's in it


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 Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
1 large and one small mixing bowl
hand mixer
rubber spatula & wire whisk
2 oven mitts
24 cupcake paper liners
2 (12 cup) muffin pans
wire rack
measuring spoons
1/4-cup dry measuring cup & 1 liquid measuring cup

How to cook it


  • PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Prepare cake batter in large mixing bowl as directed on package; set aside.
  • WHISK cream cheese, egg and sugar in small mixing bowl until well blended.
  • SCOOP cake batter, using 1/4-cup dry measuring cup, into each of 24 paper or foil-lined medium muffin cups, filling each cup about half full.
  • SPOON 1/2 Tbsp. of cream cheese mixture over batter in each muffin cup. Top with 1 cookie. Cover evenly with remaining cake batter.
  • BAKE 19 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
  • TOP cupcakes with whipped topping and remaining cookies just before serving. Makes 24 servings.