Halloween Bat Cupcakes

These creepy creations, which start from Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® dark chocolate cupcakes, are sure to fly off your Halloween party dessert table!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ dark chocolate cake mix
1 1/4
cups buttermilk
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1
cup miniature creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
24
thin chocolate wafer cookies, broken in half
24
miniature creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing white icing (from 7-oz pouch)
48
candy eyes

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, buttermilk, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in crushed cookies. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4 Stir food color into frosting; frost cupcakes. Insert 1 chocolate wafer cookie piece on each side of cupcake to look like bat wings. Place 1 miniature sandwich cookie between cookie pieces for bat body. Squeeze 2 small dots white icing onto each cookie; attach candy eyes.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.