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Trick or Treats Monster Cups

Get crafty with these cupcakes and tasty do-it-yourself monster faces!

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories200
Calories from Fat80
Total Fat9 g14% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol35 mg12% DV
Sodium210 mg9% DV
Total Carbohydrates28 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars20 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories200
Calories from Fat80
Total Fat9 g14% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol35 mg12% DV
Sodium210 mg9% DV
Total Carbohydrates28 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars20 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine (1-1/2 sticks) , softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 30 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1 container creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (16 oz.)
  • Assorted HERSHEY'S Candies
  • Red and yellow food color

Directions

  • 1. Remove wrappers from chocolates; set aside. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  • 2. Combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl. Beat on high speed of mixer 3 minutes. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder; add alternately with water to butter mixture, beating just until blended. Fill prepared muffin cups about 1/2 full with batter. Place chocolate piece in center of each.
  • 3. Bake 20 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Remove from cups to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 4. Tint frosting with red and yellow food color to make orange. Frost cupcakes with orange frosting. Cut up candies to make "monster" faces. Yields about 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes.

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