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Mini Morsel Cupcakes

Perfect for taking to school on birthdays, these chocolate Mini Morsel Cupcakes are topped with creamy chocolate frosting and sprinkled with mini chocolate chips.

Mini Morsel Cupcakes
  • Prep Time
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  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    24
    cupcakes (2 dozen)
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Ingredients

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

FOR CUPCAKES:
PREHEAT
oven to 375º F. Paperline or grease 24 muffin cups.

COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat granulated sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixing bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with milk. Stir in 3/4 cup morsels. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4 full.

BAKE for 18 to 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly pressed. Cool in pans for 10 minutes on wire racks; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Frost; sprinkle with remaining morsels.

FOR FROSTING:
MICROWAVE
1 cup morsels in a medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Beat powdered sugar, butter, milk, vanilla extract and melted chocolate in small mixing bowl until creamy.