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Bat Cupcakes

Even my adult children love these Halloween cupcakes! We serve them every year at our pumpkin-carving party. You can also make them with the fudge stripes on their wings facing up for variety. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 24 fudge-striped cookies
  • 24 milk chocolate kisses
  • White decorating icing

Directions

  • Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes. Cool completely.
  • Spread frosting over cupcakes. For bat wings, cut cookies in half; insert 2 cookie halves into each cupcake.
  • Gently press chocolate kisses into frosting for heads. Add eyes with decorating icing.
Editor's Note
Decorative cupcake liners can be found at fancyflours.com.
Nutrition Facts
1 cupcake: 284 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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