Holiday Ornament Cupcakes

Holiday Ornament Cupcakes

Tags: Cupcakes, Dessert/Sweets, Snack

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 package Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Devil's Food Premium Cake Mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 container Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Classic White Frosting
  • 1 cup Pillsbury® Funfetti® Garland Green Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • 1 cup Pillsbury® Funfetti® Rudolph Red Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • 24 mini peanut butter cups
  • 24 pieces of pretzel

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups with paper baking cups. Prepare cake mix according to package directions using water, oil and eggs. Divide evenly into prepared muffin cups.
  • BAKE 19 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • MICROWAVE white frosting in medium microwave-safe bowl on HIGH 10 seconds at a time, stirring until melted and smooth. Dip top of cupcakes into frosting, turning to coat, allowing excess to drip off. Cool 10 minutes. Sprinkle immediately with candy bits from frosting.
  • FIT two decorating bags with small round tips. Fill one bag with green frosting and one with red frosting. Pipe red and green frostings to make dots, zigzags or striped designs. Place peanut butter cup upside down on top of cupcake to form ornament top. Insert pretzel piece to form hook.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 of 24 cupcakes), Calories 310 (Calories from Fat 130), Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 2g), Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 270mg, Total Carbohydrate 44g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 34g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.