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Black cat cupcakes

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Halloween recipes

Cute kitty cupcakes for your trick-or-treater!

Halloween recipesBlack Cat Cupcakes

1-1/4 cup reduced-fat Oreo cookie crumbs
18-1/4-ounch package reduced-fat chocolate cake mix
24 pieces Halloween Oreo cookies
16 ounces reduced-fat milk chocolate frosting
Black string licorice
Jelly beans
Semisweet chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare 24 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray and flour; set aside.

2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; stir in cookie crumbs. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from pans; cool on wire rack.

3. Make cat faces on each of the remaining cookies: Using some frosting, attach four 1-1/2-inch licorice strings for whiskers, two jelly bean halves for eyes and two chocolate chips for ears. Let set at least 30 minutes.

4. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting. Stand cat faces on edge on each cupcake. Place 3-inch piece licorice string on back half of each cupcake for tail.

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