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Captivating Caterpillar Cupcakes

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For some togetherness, get the kids to help create the candy creatures that sit atop these yummy Captivating Caterpillar Cupcakes, made with Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix.

  • Hands-On Time:1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Servings: Makes 24 cupcakes.
  • Difficulty: Super Simple
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Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease muffin pans or line with paper baking cups.
  2. Combine cake mix, egg whites, water and oil in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until moistened. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Fold in ⅓ cup star decors. Fill muffin cups about ⅔ full.
  3. Bake at 350 ºF. 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  4. Tint vanilla frosting with green food coloring. Frost one cupcake. Sprinkle ½ tsp. chocolate cookie crumbs on frosting. Arrange 4 candy-coated chocolate pieces to form caterpillar body. Place jelly bean at one end to form head. Attach remaining star and nonpareil decors with dots of frosting to form eyes. Repeat with remaining cupcakes.

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When rollinig out cookie dough for sugar cookies, place rimless cookie sheet in freezer and then roll out dough. Cut out cookies, place back in freezer for a few moments and then remove extra dough with a small metal spatula or knife. No problem transfering cutouts from board to cookie sheet.


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