Whacky Batty Cupcakes


Whacky Batty Cupcakes

Whacky Batty CupcakesScaring up delicious Halloween treats doesn’t have to be tricky. Transform ordinary recipes into spooktacular ones with some of your favorite candies and a little creativity – it will bewitch all your guests and leave them screaming for more. For more Halloween recipes, party ideas, activities and printable templates, visit BrightIdeas.com

Makes 24 cupcakes; prep time: 10 minutes; baking time: 22 minutes; decoration time: 25 minutes, degree of difficulty: easy Ingredients:

1 bag Milky Way® Brand Fun Size® Bars,
1 bag M&M’S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies Pumpkin Patch Mix,
1 bag M&M’S® Brand Peanut Chocolate Candies, Pumpkin Patch Mix,
1 18.25-ounce chocolate cake mix,
1 can (16-ounce) vanilla frosting,
1 cup dark chocolate frosting, black and yellow food coloring

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two cupcake pans with paper liners. Prepare the cake mix according to package instructions and spoon the batter into the prepared pans. Place 1/2 of a Milky Way® in the center of each cupcake. Bake for approximately 19 to 22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven, transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Tint vanilla frosting bright yellow with food coloring.

Tint chocolate frosting black with the food coloring and spoon into a resealable bag. Spread top of cupcakes with yellow frosting. Roll edges in to the decorating sugar if desired. Place one or two black M&M’S® Milk Chocolate and M&M’S® Peanut Chocolate Candies on top of each cupcake as the bats’ bodies. Snip a small corner from the bag with the black frosting. Pipe bat wings on the either side of each M&M’S® and ears on top of each M&M’S®. And for a recipe for delicious, mouthwatering Chewy Pumpkins in Patch, visit BrightIdeas.com/halloween.

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