For some togetherness, get the kids to help create the candy creatures that sit atop these yummy Captivating Caterpillar Cupcakes, made with Duncan Hines Confetti White Cupcake Mix.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
24 cupcakes
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease muffin pans or line with paper baking cups.

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  • Combine cupcake mix, egg whites, water and oil in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until moistened. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Fold in 1/3 cup star decors. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centre comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.

  • Tint vanilla frosting with green food colouring. Frost one cupcake. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon chocolate cookie crumbs on frosting. Arrange 4 candy-coated chocolate pieces to form caterpillar body. Place jelly bean at one end to form head. Attach remaining star and nonpareil decors with dots of frosting to form eyes. Repeat with remaining cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts

485 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 83.3g; fat 16.4g; cholesterol 1.4mg; sodium 396.5mg. Full Nutrition
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