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Owl cupcake for Halloween.

Halloween Cupcakes

Heather Smoke
Cute and easy cupcakes to make for Halloween, including an Owl, Witch's Hat, Zombie, Eyeball, Ghost and Mummy!

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5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings2 dozen

Ingredients
 

  • 2 dozen cupcakes, any flavor
  • 2 cups buttercream
  • Milano cookies
  • Oreos
  • Reese's Pieces
  • Hershey's Kisses
  • chocolate sprinkles
  • candy eyes
  • gel food coloring
  • piping bags and tips

Instructions
 

  • Fancy Witch Hat:  Pipe the ruffly buttercream using the large drop flower tip.  Attach a Hershey’s Kiss to half an Oreo with a little buttercream, any flavor, and pipe dots around the edge of the hat.
  • RIP Gravestone:  Cut the Milano cookies in half.  Pipe RIP onto the cookie gravestones and stick into the frosting.  Sprinkle with crushed Oreo crumbs.
  • Mummy:  Use a flat tip to pipe white buttercream back and forth across the cupcake and press the candy eyes into the middle.
  • Eyeball:  Frost with white buttercream, then pipe squiggly red lines from the center to the edge.  Press a candy eye in the center.
  • Owl:  Place two Oreo halves, frosting side up, on the cupcake.  Add a brown Reese’s Pieces for the eyeball.  Add an orange Reese’s Pieces for the nose, and brown ones at the top for the eyebrows.
  • Ghost:  Pipe white buttercream onto the cupcake with a large round tip, swirling it around to a point.  Add two sprinkles or candy sugar pearls for the eyes.
  • Zombie:  Frost cupcake with white buttercream.  Add a candy eyeball, and make the other eye and mouth with red piping and chocolate sprinkles.
Keyword Cupcakes, Halloween
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