Sunday, May 15, 2011

Recipe Review: Tagalong Cupcakes


I have been wanting to make these cupcakes for months.  This recipe comes from one of my favorite blogs, InsideBruCrew Life.  She has the most awesome recipes!  I saved back a box of Tagalongs with this recipe in mind.  Boy, I am so glad I did!  These were so so very good and my family has eaten them up.  I love the fact that they are made with a box cake mix...saved me some time.  If you have a box of Tagalongs stashed away somewhere, you must give these a try!

Enjoy!



Tagalong Cupcakes

1 vanilla cake mix 
Tagalong Cookies (from your favorite Girl Scout)

Preheat oven to 350* Place liners in cupcake pan. Make up the cake mix according to the directions. Put 2 tablespoons of batter in each liner. Set a cookie on top of the batter in each liner and then finish filling the liner with batter. Fill it at least 3/4 of the way full. Bake 22-24 minutes. Let cool. Frost with Honey Peanut Butter Cream. Add sprinkles and eat!

Honey Peanut Butter Cream
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tbsp water
2-4 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
4 cup powdered sugar

Cream butter and peanut butter. Add the water, salt and vanilla and cream again. Slowly add the powdered sugar. After all the sugar is added, beat in another 1-2 tbsp water. Then beat in the honey until creamy. 


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13 comments:

  1. Definitely going to try these! FYI, if you have a Family Dollar Store near you, they sell knock off Tagalongs & Thin Mints too!

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  2. Hi Wendy....great name by the way.

    I haven't tried the knock off brand yet, but fully intend to based on how awesome these cupcakes were.

    Thanks for letting me know!

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  3. Beautiful. I wish I could pipe icing like that. Just stopping by from Made from Scratch Tuesday and I wanted to invite you to my Iron Chef Challenge the themed ingredient this month is ham. Link up a recipe and you'll have a chance to win a prize. Hope you can join in the fun!!!

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  4. Those look so good! I'm a big fan of anything tagalong! Thanks for linking up with Made From Scratch Tuesday this week!

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  5. These are so pretty and sound so delicious! Please share your yummy recipe with our readers by linking it up at Muffin (and Cupcake) Monday. Thanks!http://www.talkingdollarsandcents.net/banana-and-peanut-butter-egg-muffins

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  6. How wonderful do those look!!!!! =] New Follower from the hop =]

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  7. Those cupcakes are gorgeous. The icing looks absolutely delicious - love the star tip! Would love it if you would share your recipe at my dessert linky party on A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday!

    http://www.wellseasonedlife.com/2011/05/sweet-indulgences-sunday-5.html

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  8. Oh my goodness. You are making me wish I had a box of tagalongs here so I could make these. I'm just drooling over them. I love seeing all here creations at BruCrew too. I want to invite you over to show off your cupcake recipe at These Chicks Cooked Recipe Spotlight. Have a blessed day :)
    Katie

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  9. Thanks for stopping in to show off your cupcakes at These Chicks Cook. They look soooo good :) Hope you can come back by and share another recipe Wednesday. Enjoy your weekend :)
    Katie

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  10. These look so tasty! Another yummy creation I will have to hide in the pantry to eat by myself so my nut-allergic daughter won't get her hands on them :-) More for me! Thanks for sharing :-)

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  11. These sound great, and the honey peanut butter cream frosting looks especially delicious! Pretty frosting, too!

    I'd love for you to link this and any other cupcake related post you have at the month long Cupcake Link Party!

    Cheers,
    Tracy

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  12. Yum! Tagalongs are one of my favorite girl scout cookies. I am definitely going to have to try these sometime. :) I just found your blog today from the month long cupcake link party. I'm excited to follow your blog! :)

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