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Spider Oreo Cupcakes

Katerina | Diethood
These adorable cupcakes are the perfect spooky treat for Halloween!
Servings : 24 cupcakes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

For the Cupcakes
  • 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 2 boxes of Halloween Oreo Cookies , you will need Cookies for inside the cupcake and Cookies for the "Spiders"
  • Frosting - recipe below
  • Chocolate Sprinkles
  • Black Licorice
  • Small Round Chocolate Candies
  • Cupcake Liners
For the Frosting
  • 8 ounces cream cheese , room temperature
  • 1 stick butter , softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Instructions
 

For the Cupcakes
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Prepare the cake mix according to the instructions on the box.
  • Line a cupcake pan with liners.
  • Pour a small amount of batter (enough to cover the bottom) in each cupcake liner.
  • Add an Oreo Cookie to each liner, then fill the cupcake tins.
  • Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
Prepare the Frosting
  • Cream together cream cheese and butter.
  • Mix in vanilla.
  • Slowly add in the powdered sugar; mix until well blended, about 4 minutes.
  • Take out the cupcakes and let completely cool before frosting.
  • Once frosted, add sprinkles, then top with an Oreo.
  • Once the Oreos are on the cupcakes, you can decorate them with chocolate candies as eyes and black licorice strings as legs. You can also do this before placing the Oreos on the cupcakes.

Nutrition

Calories: 173 kcal | Carbohydrates: 29 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 10 mg | Sodium: 184 mg | Potassium: 74 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 22 g | Vitamin A: 125 IU | Calcium: 36 mg | Iron: 0.9 mg | Net Carbs: 29 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert / Holidays
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy halloween cupcakes, halloween cupcake, spider cupcake