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Dirty Oreo Cupcakes Are Perfect for Your Two Foot Tornado

Paula Schuck - Thrifty Momma's Tips
Delicious chocolate cupcakes with Oreo topping and gummy worms. These Dirty Oreo Cupcakes are Good and messy too!
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course treats
Cuisine American
Servings 1 doz


  • Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients:
  • 1 1/3 C flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 TBSP unsalted butter room temp
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 eggs room temp
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 C whole milk
  • Oreo Frosting Ingredients:
  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 C crushed Oreo cookies
  • 3 C powder sugar
  • 3/4 C heavy cream
  • 1 package gummy worms


  • Chocolate Cupcake Directions:
  • -Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  • -Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and salt stirring together. Set aside.
  • -Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy in a large bowl.
  • -Beat the eggs one at a time, after each addition, then add in the vanilla.
  • -Alternating add the flour mixture with the milk; beating well.
  • -Fill the lined cupcake tins 3/4 full.
  • -Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • -Allow to cool in cupcake tin for 10 minutes.
  • -Move to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Oreo Frosting Directions:
  • -Beat the softened butter alone until smooth.
  • -Add 1/2 cup Oreo crumbs and powder sugar alternately with 1/2 cup heavy cream into the creamed butter until it becomes a smooth and thick texture.
  • -If the frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powder sugar.
  • -Scoop frosting into a large pastry bag with a frosting tip.
  • -Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push frosting to the tip.
  • -Frost cupcakes.
  • -Sprinkle the tops of the frosted cupcakes with the rest of the crushed Oreo's.
  • -Add a gummy worm to the center of the cupcake.
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