Crossbones Cupcakes

Crossbones Cupcakes

Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix and frosting come together in these wonderful cupcakes – a perfect Halloween dessert treat.

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Powdered sugar
oz white fondant (from 1-lb container)
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
Crushed chocolate wafer cookies, if desired
  1. On work surface sprinkled with powdered sugar, roll fondant to 1/8-inch thickness. With 2-inch bone-shaped cookie cutter, cut 48 bones from fondant, rerolling as needed. Place bones in single layer on ungreased large cookie sheet; let dry uncovered at least 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and egg whites. Cool 10 minutes; remove cupcakes from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  3. Spoon frosting into resealable food-storage plastic bag or decorating bag fitted with metal tip #1G. If using plastic bag, seal bag and cut off small corner. Pipe frosting on cupcakes. Sprinkle with cookie crumbs. Place 2 fondant bones on each cupcake to look like crossbones.
Makes 24 servings (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • Total Fat 7g
      • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
    • Sodium 161mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 34g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.