Halloween Cupcakes

Halloween Cupcakes Recipe

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Diane Boman


These have been a family favorite for years!! I had to send them UPS to my kids when they were off at college and now the grandkids love them too!


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36 cupcakes approx


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  • 1/3 c
  • 1
  • 1/8 tsp
  • ·
    orange food coloring
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese (softened)

  • 3 c
  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Halloween Cupcakes


  1. For filling:

    Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and salt until smooth. Add food coloring to make mixture a bright orange. Stir in chips then set aside.
  2. For cupcakes, combine all ingreedients in order in a large bowl, blending on low. Fill cupcake cups 2/3 full then add 1 tablespoon of the orange filling to the top of the cupcake. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  3. You can usually find cute Halloween or fall designed cupcake papers - adds to the festiviveness!

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About Halloween Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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