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Trick or Treats Monster Cups Recipe

Trick or Treats Monster Cups
Fun for Kids Beginner

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Skill Level: Beginner

Recipe Rating

Ingredients

  • 30 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1 container (16 oz.) creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
  • Red and yellow food color
  • Assorted HERSHEY'S Candies

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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In English