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Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

My husband's favorite cookie is a Snickerdoodle!  So the other day when he called with some good news, I wanted to surprise him with a treat to celebrate.  The kids couldn't decide between cookies or cupcakes, so we combined the two!  They were so yummy and tasted just like Snickerdoodle cookies, only better, because they had Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting on top!


Snickerdoodle Cupcakes
Adapted from {MomAdvice}

Cupcakes
1 box butter cake mix
1 cup milk
1 stick butter, melted
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp ground cinnamon

Frosting
4 Tbl butter, room temperature
1 (8oz) cream cheese, room temperature
3 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup heavy whipping cream

Preheat oven to 350°F
Grease or line two cupcake tins
In a large bowl with a mixer, blend all ingredients until incorporated
Fill each cupcake tin 3/4 full
Bake for 20-25 minutes
Remove from oven and cool completely before frosting

In a large bowl mix together butter and cream cheese until smooth
Then add in sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon
In a separate bowl beat whipping cream until it forms stiff peaks
Fold in whipped cream to cream cheese mixture and refrigerate until ready for use


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