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Picnic Cupcakes Recipe

Picnic Cupcakes Recipe

These moist cupcakes don't need frosting, so they're perfect for a picnic or traveling. Kids and adults love them! —Florence Leinweber, Endicott, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 package chocolate or yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions for cupcakes. Fill 24 paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg and sugar until smooth. Fold in chips.
  • 3. Drop by tablespoonfuls into batter. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cupcake comes out clean. Yield: 24 servings.