Crawling Critter Cupcakes

Let your imagination run on the wild side when it’s time to dress up your cupcakes. You can even get your kids in on the decorating fun!

Cook time: (X) min | Prep time: (X) min | Serves: 24 | Yields: 24
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix (any flavor)
  • water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white or vanilla frosting
  • assorted gumdrops and candies
  • Betty Crocker® Fruit by the Foot® chewy fruit snack rolls (any variety)
  • 1 tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker® black decorating gel
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. Frost cupcakes with frosting. Decorate with whole or cut-up gumdrops, candies, cut-up or thinly rolled fruit snacks and gel to look like ladybugs, bumblebees, butterflies, caterpillars, and beetles.

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