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Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

These easy and delicious gluten free cookies and cream cupcakes are what dreams are made off. Soft, moist, with all the flavor of an oreo cookie, but gluten free! Plus, these babies are topped with cookies and cream icing that is addictive!

Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

This post is sponsored by Goodie Girl Cookies, all opinions are my own.

Behind the Cupcakes

A few weeks ago, my toddler was in swim lessons. As much as this child loves the water, she was less than thrilled about going under the water. So like the good mother I am, I resorted to bribery.

She loves cupcakes (actually she loves icing, but still), and she had been wanting one, so I promised I would take her to get a cupcake if she did swimming. While there I picked up an Oreo Cupcake for my hubby. He likes chocolate, so I thought he might like it. As soon as he tasted it he told me I had to make a gluten free version. I didn’t get to taste the original, but he swears these taste just like the ones from the fancy cupcake shop!

Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes  with Goodie Girl Cookies Box

Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

In case you aren’t already aware, Goodie Girl makes an amazing Chocolate Creme cookie, that tastes exactly like what I remember an Oreo tasting like. Aside from being perfect to dunk in milk, this means that anything that a traditional Oreo is used for, their cookies are perfect for.

I’ve made quite a few delicious recipes with them- Chocolate Creme Cookie Truffles, Cookies and Cream Ice Cream, Chocolate Creme Cookie Pops, all really good, but my favorite so far is the gluten free cookies and cream cupcakes.

Goodie Girl Chocolate Creme Cookies are available for order on their website and on Amazon in both boxes and snack packs!

The taste of these delicious bites is out of this world. Best of all, they are easy to make!

Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

Recipe Notes

I made these cupcakes from scratch, but you don’t need any fancy ingredients. The most important is a high quality gluten free flour. I like to use GF Jules, but Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 will work, or any that already has the xanthan gum added.

The amount of flour is reduced because you are replacing a good portion of it with Chocolate Creme Cookie Crumbs. This also means there is not as much sugar as most recipes, the cookies already have sugar in them.

Gluten free cookies and cream cupcake on a plate

For the icing, I used a typical butter cream. You can choose to use all butter, half butter and half shortening, or all shortening. I tend to steer away from all butter because if you are planning to leave these out for any length of time, butter softens quickly. I like to go with half and half, but it’s a personal choice! You could also top these with a white icing and sprinkle with cookie crumbs if you like.

I used one box of cookies for both the icing and the cupcakes. The boxes are about 10 ounces and make about 2 cups of crumbs.

These gluten free cookies and cream cupcakes are my new favorite. I’m sure you will love them just as much. If you try them, be sure to tag me so I can show off you gluten free cupcake masterpiece!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes
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Category: Dessert
Cuisine: American

    Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup gluten free flour
  • 3/4 cup Chocolate Creme Cookie Crumbs (run cookies through food processor for fine crumbs)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
    Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Icing
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup Chocolate Creme Cookie Crumbs (run cookies through food processor for fine crumbs)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 Tablespoons milk

    Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together softened butter and sugar.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla, beat until well combined.
  4. Mix together dry ingredients in a bowl.
  5. Add to butter, sugar, egg mixture and beat well.
  6. Add 1/2 cup milk and beat till combined.
  7. Divide between 12 greased or lined cupcake cups.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool completely before icing.
    Gluten Free Cookies and Cream Icing
  1. Beat together butter and shortening until fluffy.
  2. Add powder sugar and vanilla, beat well.
  3. Add milk and beat well.
  4. Add cookie crumbs and beat well.
  5. If icing is to thick, add more milk, 1 teaspoon at a time until it reaches desired consistency.

I used a 10 ounce box of cookies for this recipe. Run cookies through food processor until you have fine crumbs.

Prep Time: 15 minutes - Cook Time: 20 minutes Yield: 12
Serving Size: 12
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27 Comments

  • Reply
    heather
    August 23, 2018 at 4:49 am

    Oh wow this makes me want cookies & cream cupcakes so badly! I love that these are gluten free too since my husband has Celiac Disease. Definitely going to try these!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 24, 2018 at 11:02 am

      Thanks! they are craveable!

  • Reply
    Sara
    August 13, 2018 at 7:43 am

    These look so good! I would love to ruin my diet and have more than one of these for breakfast!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 13, 2018 at 10:46 am

      They are worth ruining a diet for!

  • Reply
    Nicoletta
    August 13, 2018 at 12:09 am

    Great texture in these cupcakes! Love that they have cookie crumbs in the batter. They sound super delicious and decadent!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 13, 2018 at 10:46 am

      The cookie crumbs are essential for that perfect cookie taste!

  • Reply
    Kitty
    August 12, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    Such a pretty cupcake. And the texture on the cake looks perfect! Excited to give this recipe a try!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 13, 2018 at 10:47 am

      Thanks! Enjoy!

  • Reply
    Judy Purcell
    August 12, 2018 at 8:17 pm

    My daughter loves everything cookies and cream so these would be her favorite–that frosting looks amazing! Will have to make some and surprise her!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 13, 2018 at 10:47 am

      Mine does too…she ate all the frosting off a couple of these!

  • Reply
    Anne Murphy
    August 12, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Never thought of an oreo cupcake! It does sound interesting… and it’s always good to know I can make one I can eat!

  • Reply
    Nicoletta @sugarlovespices
    August 11, 2018 at 10:33 am

    Great texture in this cupcakes! And what a good looking icing! I like that the cookie crumbs replace some flour and some sugar. Lovely, I bet your daughter really enjoyed them!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 13, 2018 at 11:01 am

      Thanks, I was so pleased with the texture!

  • Reply
    Linda
    August 10, 2018 at 11:03 am

    As someone who eats GF, it made me happy to see this cupcake recipe. this made my day. 🙂

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 13, 2018 at 11:03 am

      They were so easy and turned out perfectly!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 21, 2018 at 10:53 am

      I’m so glad!

  • Reply
    Leslie Haasch
    August 9, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    Can’t believe these are gluten free – they sound awesome! Love that frosting.

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 21, 2018 at 10:53 am

      The frosting is amazing!

  • Reply
    Tammy
    August 8, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    You had me at Gluten-Free 😀 I love how decadent and gorgeous these are all while remaining gf. Such a fantastic recipe..saving!

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 21, 2018 at 11:23 am

      THey are so good!

  • Reply
    Elaine @ Dishes Delish
    August 7, 2018 at 8:21 am

    These cupcakes look so delicious! I love that you made them gluten-free! And that frosting looks so creamy and decadent!

  • Reply
    shobee
    August 6, 2018 at 7:23 pm

    First time I heard about Goody Girl brand and I am curious. I thought I am the only one who used sweets as a bribe when my kids were growing up. I felt so guilty about it, but they turned out great in spite of. And these cupcake looks utterly delicious even though you did not use too much butter as frosting.

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 21, 2018 at 11:29 am

      They are so good, and no shame in bribing!

  • Reply
    Gloria
    August 6, 2018 at 5:36 pm

    I am always on the lookout for some great GF ideas for guests. These sound divine. I will have to give them a try next time our GF friends come over for dinner. Bet they will be a hit.

    • Reply
      Amanda
      August 21, 2018 at 11:54 am

      Everyone will love them!

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