“Great for a Halloween after trick-or-treating snack! Easy to make for a party and a kid-pleaser.”
1hr 10mins
24 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) package chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 14 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 16 ounces powdered sugar, sifted
  • 24 ring-shaped chewy fruit snacks
  • 24 miniature candy covered plain chocolate candies
  • 1 (19 1/3 g) package red decorating gel


  1. Prepare cake batter as directed on package.
  2. Add dry pudding mix; mix well.
  3. Spoon evenly into 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups.
  4. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool completely.
  5. Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla and medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  6. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.
  7. Spread mixture evenly on top of cupcakes.
  8. Place 1 fruit snack on top of each cupcake.
  9. Add 1 candy-coated chocolate piece to center of each fruit snack for eyeball.
  10. Draw squiggly lines with decorating gel from the eyes to the edges of the cupcake top to resemble eyeball veins.

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