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Wide-Eyed Owl Cupcakes

 Wide-Eyed Owl Cupcakes
These whimsical treats are sure to bring smiles. They look and taste great—whooo wouldn’t love them? Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 1 hour Bake: 20 min. + cooling


  • 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


  • Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for
  • cupcakes; cool completely. Frost cupcakes with vanilla frosting.
  • 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.
  • Cut a slit in each cupcake and carefully insert cookie owls. For
  • wings, press rye chips into white frosting. Yield: 2 dozen.