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Teddy Bear Cupcakes

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Teddy Bear Cupcakes
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 33 min
  • Servings 24

Turn your child's next birthday party into a teddy bear picnic with these easy party cupcakes. What a honey of an idea! MORE+ LESS-

Updated August 16, 2011
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
3/4
cup water
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
3
eggs
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped chocolate frosting
1/3
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/3
cup honey-flavor dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
48
teddy bear-shaped graham snacks
24
birthday candles

Steps

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  • 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, water, peanut butter and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and tops spring back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Reserve 1/4 cup of the frosting. Spread remaining frosting over tops of cupcakes. Sprinkle each cupcake with 1/2 teaspoon each chocolate chips and peanuts; press gently into frosting.
  • 5
    Spread about 1/2 teaspoon reserved frosting on flat sides of 2 graham snacks. Place candle between frosted sides of graham snacks; press gently together. Repeat with remaining snacks, frosting and candles. Place on cupcakes, pressing candles slightly into cupcakes to hold in place. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

  • Instead of the teddy bear-shaped graham snacks, you can also use frosted animal crackers.
  • Vary the look of these cute cupcakes by experimenting with different flavors of frosting. Instead of the chocolate chips and peanuts, try any of the small Betty Crocker® candy decorations sold with Betty Crocker® decorating icings in your supermarket.
  • A collection of teddy bears on the center of the table and plates and cups with a teddy bear theme create the perfect setting for a teddy bear birthday celebration.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Cake and Frosting)
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
18g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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