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Wide-Eyed Owl Cupcakes Recipe

Wide-Eyed Owl Cupcakes Recipe

These whimsical treats are sure to bring smiles. They look and taste great—whoooo wouldn't love them? —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 package cake mix of your choice (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • 24 Nutter Butter cookies
  • 1/2 cup Froot Loops
  • 1/4 cup chocolate frosting
  • Assorted candies: candy corn, butterscotch or chocolate chips
  • 48 rye chips


  • 1. Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for cupcakes; cool completely. Frost cupcakes with vanilla frosting.
  • 2. On each cookie, attach Froot Loops with chocolate frosting for eyes. Cut off yellow end from candy corn. With chocolate frosting, attach candy corn for beaks and butterscotch chips for ears.
  • 3. Cut a slit in each cupcake and carefully insert cookie owls. For wings, press rye chips into white frosting. Yield: 2 dozen.