cake mix cupcakes cookies and milk
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Cake Mix Cupcakes Milk and Cookies

Easy Cake Mix Cupcakes! These Milk and Cookies cupcakes make for a fun dessert everyone will love! Learn know how to improve boxed cake mix (doctored up).
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake mix cupcakes, cupcakes
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 4122kcal
Author: Courtney Lopez


Cake Mix Cupcakes

  • box cake mix
  • 1/2 cup self rising flour
  • eggs
  • stick butter  melted
  • cup water
  • tablespoon lemon juice

Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4-6 tablespoons milk
  • 24 mini chocolate chip cookies optional
  • fun straws optional


  • Put all of the ingredients cake mix cupcake ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix until combined
  • Place into a muffin tin with cupcake liners about 3/4 full and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden brown on top.
  • Cool the cupcakes on a wire rack, while they cool start making the buttercream.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat together the softened butter, powdered sugar, and milk.
  • Once the ingredients are completely combined and there are no lumps you can scoop the buttercream into a piping bag with Wilton’s 1M icing tip attached.
  • Once cupcakes are cooled frost each cupcake with the buttercream.
  • Place one cookie on the side of each frosted cupcake.
  • Cut fun straws into thirds and insert one into each cupcake.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 4122kcal | Carbohydrates: 709g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 126g | Saturated Fat: 73g | Cholesterol: 737mg | Sodium: 4620mg | Potassium: 607mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 455g | Vitamin A: 3550IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 1269mg | Iron: 13mg