Pumpkin Spice Filled Cupcakes
Family Tested & Approved
spice cake mix (bake with ingredients on box)
whipped cream cheese
pumpkin pie spice
Mix spice cake with ingredient on box. Line 24 cupcake cups with paper and fill each one with batter.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes.
While cupcakes are baking, make the filling. Mix the softened cream cheese with the pumpkin.
Lastly, add the Cool Whip and beat until totally mixed. The Cool Whip should be thawed before using. Set this filling aside.
Melt 2 tbsp butter in small fry pan.
Add the chopped pecans and sugar. Stir until coated. Keep your eye on this for about 3-4 minutes, stirring often. When the pecans begin to caramelize, turn off the heat.
When cupcakes are baked and cooled, pluck out the center of each cupcake.
Pipe the cream filling into the center hole and around the top. Top with crushed sweetened pecans.
Last Updated: Mon, Oct 17, 2016