Sugar Cookie Cupcake Recipe

Author Tammilee Tips


  • Sugar Cookie Cupcake Ingredients:
  • 1 C unsalted butter room temp
  • 2 C sugar
  • 3 eggs room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 C Greek yogurt
  • Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:
  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 TBSP vanilla
  • 2 -4 TBSP heavy cream


  • -Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  • -Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  • -Cream butter and sugar in a medium size mixing bowl.
  • -Beat the eggs, adding one at a time. Add vanilla; mixing well.
  • -Alternate adding flour to the butter, sugar, egg and vanilla mixture with the Greek yogurt.
  • -Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • -Remove from oven an allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • -Take the cupcakes out of the cupcake pan placing on a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Vanilla Frosting Directions:
  • -Beat butter, vanilla, and powder sugar until it looks light and creamy.
  • -If it doesn't cream add several drops of the heavy whipping cream until it creams.
  • -See if the frosting can form and hold a stiff peak by taking a spoonful of frosting and turning the spoon upside down. If the frosting stays on the spoon it is ready if not then....
  • - Add more powder sugar 1/2 C at a time.... mix well.
  • -When ready scoop the frosting into a pastry bag with a large tip.
  • -Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
  • -Frost by working on the outside edge of the cupcake working to the center of the cupcake.