Chocolate Spidey Cupcakes

Black licorice legs and marshmallow eyes bring these creepy, crawly Halloween cupcakes to life. (Almost!)

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.

Reviews (0)

5.0 by 1 people

Rate This!

  • Makes: 48 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1 3/4-inch cupcake
  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Cool: 45 mins
  • Bake: 10 mins to 12 mins 350°F

Chocolate Spidey Cupcakes

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 1 3/4-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups.
  2. In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Gradually beat in sugar, 1/4 cup at a time, until combined. Scrape sides of bowl; beat 2 minutes more. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to butter mixture, beating on low after each just until combined.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pans; let cool on wire racks.
  5. To decorate, frost cupcakes with frosting. For legs, press short pieces of licorice into frosting on each side. Top each with cookies. For eyes, cut marshmallows in half; attach a sprinkle to each with frosting. Attache eyes to cookies on each cupcake with frosting.

From the Test Kitchen

Cocoa-Cream Cheese Frosting:

In a large mixing bowl beat 1, 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened, 1/2 cup butter, softened, and 2 teaspoons vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in 5 cups powdered sugar and 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder to reach spreading consistency. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate Spidey Cupcakes)

  • Per serving:
  • 248 kcal ,
  • 9 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat ,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat ,
  • 3 g monounsaturated fat ),
  • 30 mg chol. ,
  • 162 mg sodium ,
  • 40 g carb. ,
  • 1 g fiber ,
  • 29 g sugar ,
  • 2 g pro.
rate this recipe!
add review

Reviews (0)

1 Ratings

Similar Recipes

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

Add My Photo close
Uh oh! Unexpected error. Please try later.
Rate & Review
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px
Add My Photo

Your Rating

Your Review

4000 Characters Remaining
Uh oh! Unexpected error. Please try later.
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px
Change Photo

Your Rating

Your Review

4000 Characters Remaining
Uh oh! Unexpected error. Please try later.

Your Rating

Your Review

4000 Characters Remaining
No one has shared their photo yet.
close