Gluten-Free Kids Korner Cookie Monster Cupcakes by Isabelle

Isabelle Werness is 12 years old and loves baking.  She just happens to have celiac disease.  Isabelle recently visited with Delight Gluten-Free Magazine at the 2012 DC Gluten-Free Expo.  She shared with us her love of baking gluten-free treats and her fabulous Cookie Monster Cupcake recipe:  

Isabelle's Gluten-Free Cookie Monster Cupcakes 
Submitted by Isabelle Werness


1 packet of Betty Crocker Chocolate Cake mix 1 icing kit
1 jar of Betty Crocker vanilla icing
Blue food coloring
Chocolate chips/black icing
Half of 1 chocolate chip cookie


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Bake the chocolate cake mix by the instructions.
3. Pour half of the batter into small cupcake tin.
4. Pour the other half of the batter into normal sized cupcake tin.
5. Bake for 20 minutes or until fully cooked.
6. Ice the bottom of the small cupcake and stack it on top of the big cupcake.
7. Ice the entire thing with vanilla white icing until it's smooth all over.
8. Put some blue icing into an icing bag with a star nozzle.
9. Make fur-like spots with the blue icing until it's covered in "fur".
10. Cut the very end of 2 marshmallows and put 2 dots of black icing on them. 1 for each marshmallow.
11. Place the "eyes" on the top of the monster.
12. Stick the half of the cookie on to the monster right under the eyes.

12 comments (Add your own)

1. BB wrote:
That is so very cute! Very clever!

Tue, August 7, 2012 @ 11:42 AM

2. Sandy Werness wrote:
So adorable! Looks even more amazing in person!
Isabelle is amazing - I was so tickled when
she showed me!

From Isabelle's mom

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Thanks for the recipe. My kids are going to love them. Also, I would like to suggest that if you will place them on white cupcake stands they will look great.

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