Frankie Cupcakes Recipe
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Frankie Cupcakes Recipe

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These cupcakes are sure to impress the guests at your Halloween party. They will disappear soon after you set them out!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • Pretzel sticks
  • Large marshmallows
  • Corn syrup
  • Green colored sugar
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Purple and black paste food coloring
  • Cupcakes of your choice
  • Purple nonpareils
  • Candy coated licorice, spearmint leaves and Nerds candies
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting

Directions

  1. Insert a pretzel stick into a flat end of each marshmallow. Using a clean paint brush, lightly coat marshmallows with corn syrup. Immediately roll top and sides in green colored sugar; allow to dry for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, set aside 1/4 cup vanilla frosting. Tint remaining vanilla frosting purple and spread over cupcakes. Roll edge of cupcakes in nonpareils; set aside.
  3. To decorate face, press candy coated licorice bolts into each side. Cut a small piece of spearmint leaf into an eyebrow, press cut side onto face. Using remaining vanilla frosting, pipe eyes; add Nerd candy eyeballs. Pipe chocolate frosting onto faces for mouths and stitches as desired.
  4. Carefully insert pretzel stick into the center of each cupcake. Tint remaining chocolate frosting black. Using pastry tip 233, add black hair.
  5. If desired, use black frosting to pipe the collar of a suit jacket outline. Fill in the center with black. Yield: Varied.
Originally published as Frankie Cupcakes in Halloween Food & Fun 2010 2010, p31

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

if I had a halloween party,these would be the desserts I'd make

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

They were a little messy to make but they were soo cute. My son just loved them.

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

A huge hit at my daughters bake sale. A bit messy to make.

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