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Creepy Crawly Cupcakes Recipe

Creepy Crawly Cupcakes Recipe

These cupcakes are so fun to whip up and eat! It looks like the worms are crawling out of dirt. Even adults enjoy these! —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 20 Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 24 gummy worms, halved


  • 1. Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for cupcakes. Cool completely.
  • 2. Set aside 1 tablespoon frosting. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting; dip each into crushed cookies. Place a dab of the reserved frosting on the cut end of each worm half; place two on each cupcake. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cupcake equals 282 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 266 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.