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Jack-o'-Lantern Cupcakes

 Jack-o'-Lantern Cupcakes
Carve out a little time to decorate these Halloween pumpkins with Jack-'o-lantern faces. They're a fun treat to make and share!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
12 ServingsPrep: 1 hour


  • 1 can vanilla frosting (16 ounces)
  • Orange food coloring
  • 12 cupcakes of your choice
  • Assorted candies: spice drops, fruit leather, green licorice and licorice whips, candy corn, miniature and peanut M&Ms, jelly beans


  • Tint frosting orange; frost cupcakes. Roll spice drops to 1/4-in.
  • thickness; cut spice drops and fruit leather into triangles for eyes
  • and noses.
  • Cut licorice into 1-in. lengths for stems. Cut licorice whips into 2-
  • to 3-in. lengths and twist as desired to form vines. Make
  • jack-o'-lantern faces with candies. Yield: 1 dozen.