Scrumptious Skeleton Cupcakes

Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Yield
24 cupcakes
Recipe by: Eggland's Best

These Chocolate Skeleton Cupcakes are made with marshmallows, yogurt covered pretzels and straws! The are so fun and easy to make!

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Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcakes:

1 box devil's food cake mix

3 Eggland's Best eggs, large

1/2 cup oil

1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup milk

2 tsp. vanilla extract

Skeletons:
Lollipop dowels

White almond bark

Yogurt covered pretzels

Marshmallows

Black food coloring gel

Preparation

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line pans with cupcake liners.
  2. Sift cake mix into a large bowl to remove any lumps and add the remaining cake ingredients. Stir until smooth.
  3. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-20 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean. Let cool.

Skeletons:

  1. Cut your dowels into about 4-inch pieces. Melt a few squares on your almond bark, you'll use this as glue to secure the pretzels to the dowel. Put a small amount of melted almond bark onto the straw near the upper half and thread a pretzel onto the dowel and into the melted almond bark. Repeat this step with 2 more pretzels to make your ribcage.
    1. TIP: Before you place the dowel in your cupcake, allow the pretzels/ribcage to set/dry. We recommend holding the dowel on each side and letting pretzels hang down from the edge of a table or counter.
  2. Next, draw your skeleton's face onto a marshmallow with black food coloring gel. Once dry, push it onto the top of the dowel.
  3. Push the whole dowel into your cupcake.

Recipe Notes: If you don't have lollipop dowels, you can substitute with straws.

Nutrition

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Information per Serving
Serving Size 1
Calories 325
Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 3g