Cookie Butter Surprise Cupcakes
Cookie Butter Icing
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line two cupcake pans with cupcake liners, preferably cute ones, of course.
  3. Beat butter on medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add sugar and vanilla, mixing well. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each one.
  4. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk to the sugar/butter/vanilla mixture. Mix until just combined.
  5. Scoop just enough cake batter to cover the bottom into each cupcake liner, then add a cookie butter cup, topping with a little more cake batter, until the the liner is about ⅔ full.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until they’re a light golden brown on top.
  7. Cool completely before icing.
Cooke Butter Icing
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add cookie butter, vanilla, and milk, mixing well.
  3. Add half of the powdered sugar, mix on low speed until just combined, and then medium speed until completely combined.
  4. Repeat with the second half of the powdered sugar.
  5. Spread frosting on top of cupcakes and top with half of a cookie butter cup.