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Sugar Cookie Cupcakes

Sugar Cookie Cupcakes are cupcakes that taste just like sugar cookies! The best flavors of two incredible desserts combine in these soft and sweet vanilla frosted cupcakes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sugar Cookie Cupcakes
Servings: 24
Calories: 261kcal


Sugar Cookie Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup fat-free half and half

Icing Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp cream cheese
  • 5 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 8 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5-6 tbsp half and half


  • Preheat oven to 350 and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar until fluffy (about 2 minutes). Mix in vanilla and eggs. 
  • In another bowl add flour, baking powder, and salt, and whisk to combine. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix. 
  • Add half n’ half and mix until completely incorporated. 
  • Spoon batter into the prepared tin, filling each liner about ⅔ full. 
  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until barely starting to brown around the edges. Allow to cool completely.
  • In a large bowl cream together cream cheese, butter, and sugar. 
  • Mix in vanilla and add half n half  1 tablespoon at a time until a spreadable consistency is reached. Then spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg