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Easy Spooky Spider Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Spooky Spider Cupcakes Recipe

“These delightful spiders are very tasty and easy to make. You can really let your imagination go wild with them!” Edie DeSpain - Logan, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Orange paste food coloring
  • 24 Oreo cookies
  • Red or black shoestring licorice
  • 48 milk chocolate M&M's

Directions

  • 1. Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for cupcakes; cool completely.
  • 2. In a small bowl, tint frosting orange; set aside 1 tablespoon. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting. Place one cookie on each cupcake.
  • 3. For legs, cut licorice into 2-in. pieces; press eight pieces into each cupcake. Attach two M&M's to each cookie for eyes, using reserved frosting. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cupcake equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.