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Cooking with Katherine: Wide-eyed owl cupcakes


Last updated 10/3/2012 at Noon

Don’t you think this weather is just wonderful? Don’t get me wrong, I just love the summer months but sure am ready for those cool, crisp mornings to stick around for awhile. I found these cute little owl cupcakes and thought how great they would look for your guest. Hope you can find a cute tree or maybe make one out of papier mché to stack them on because who just wouldn’t love them? That would be a fun project for sure! Hope you enjoy and happy eating!!!

1 pkg. (18-1/4 oz.) cake mix of your choice

1 can (16 oz.) vanilla frosting

24 peanut butter cream filled sandwich cookies

1/2 cup of froot Loops

1/4 cup of chocolate frosting

48 Rye crackers

Assorted candies; candy corn, butterscotch Or chocolate chips, Rye crackers

Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for cupcakes; cool completely. Frost cupcakes with vanilla frosting

On each sandwich cookie, attach Fruit Loops with chocolate frosting for eyes. Cut off yellow end from candy corn. With chocolate frosting, attach candy corn for beaks and butterscotch chips for ears.

Cut a slit in each cupcake and carefully insert cookie owls. For wings, press rye crackers into white frosting.

Yield: two dozen.


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