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These Easy Monster Cupcakes are Perfect for Halloween!

Easy Monster Cupcakes for Halloween

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: about an hour
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes 1x
  • Category: desserts
  • Method: oven


These adorably Easy Monster Cupcakes are a snap to make and are perfect for any Halloween themed occasion!


  • 1 Pillsbury™ Funfetti® Halloween Cake Mix
  • 1 Pillsbury™ Funfetti® Halloween Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • 1 Pillsbury™ White Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • Ingredients needed to bake cupcakes
  • cupcake wrappers
  • purple food coloring
  • toothpicks
  • candy eyes
  • mini marshmallows


1. Bake cupcakes according to package directions and let cool.

2. Mix white frosting with purple food coloring until desired shade of purple is achieved.

3. Frost half the cupcakes with orange Pillsbury™ Funfetti® Halloween Vanilla Flavored Frosting and the other half with the purple Pillsbury™ Vanilla Flavored Frosting.

4.  Add a dab of frosting to the flat side of a mini marshmallow.

5. Press a candy eye into the dab of frosting.

6.  Stick a toothpick into the marshmallow:

7.  Push the toothpick into the top of a frosted cupcake.  Repeat for the 2nd eye. (Unless you want a one-eyed monster!)


  • Serving Size: 1 cupcake

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