Mini Oreo Cupcakes



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. Add eggs {one at a time} and beat after each addition.
  5. In a 2 cup measuring cup, combine the buttermilk + vanilla.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and the liquid to the batter.
  7. Fill each lined cupcake tin with batter.
  8. Bake 15-18 minutes, until toothpick insert comes out clean. Allow to cool for 10 minutes in the pan and then transfer to a cooking rack.
  9. For the frosting: cream the butter and shortening until light and fluffy {about 2-3 minutes}. Then add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and some of the crushed OREO crumbs. Mix well.
  10. Frost each cupcake and top with some more OREO crumbles and a mini OREO cookie.