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INGREDIENTS ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 3 teaspoons vanilla 1½ cups flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder ⅛ teaspoon salt ¾ cup fat free half n' half For the Frosting 2 tablespoons cream cheese 5½ cups powdered sugar 8 tablespoons butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 4-5 tablespoons half n' half Optional: red food coloring and red sprinkles INSTRUCTIONS 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 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 milk 1 tablespoon at a time until a spreadable consistency is reached. Stir in red food coloring, one drop at a time until desired shade is achieved. Spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes. Add sprinkles if desired. Store in airtight container.
@pixiedust They definitely do!! give it a go :)
These look so perfect! Yummy!
I have such a weakness for sugar cookies, do these really taste like them? If so I'll have to give these a try!