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Bat Cupcakes Recipe

Bat Cupcakes Recipe

Even my adult children love these Halloween cupcakes! We serve them every year at our pumpkin-carving party. You can also make them with the fudge stripes on their wings facing up for variety. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 24 fudge-striped cookies
  • 24 milk chocolate kisses
  • White decorating icing


  • 1. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes. Cool completely.
  • 2. Spread frosting over cupcakes. For bat wings, cut cookies in half; insert two cookie halves into each cupcake.
  • 3. Gently press chocolate kisses into frosting for heads. Add eyes with decorating icing. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cupcake equals 284 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.