Spooktacular “Eyeball” Cupcakes

Celebrate Halloween with these spooktacular “Eyeball” Cupcakes.  You better watch how many you eat because these cupcakes may be watching…

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Who’s ready for Halloween!

I am! I am!

I am totally into Halloween this year. Now that my kiddos are getting older we are having a blast getting into the spirit of Halloween. It’s so much fun and one of the many reasons I absolutely love this time of year.

What’s Halloween without treats, right? Whether you are having a Halloween party or sending some goodies to school with your little goblins nothing’s better than festive treats like these frightful yet adorable “Eyeball” Cupcakes to really get into the spirit. They are fun and easy to make and perfect for all your Halloween festivities.

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Halloween Survival Guide

If you are looking for some spooktacular ideas to create the ultimate Halloween bash then look no further than the Kraft Hub on Walmart.com where you can download the Kraft Halloween Survival Guide which also includes delicious fall recipes and coupons on your favorite Kraft products! I am in love with all these ideas like the Halloween Mummy Spinach Dip, Strawberry Ghosts and of course the “Eyeball” Cupcakes. The best part are all these yummy recipes are so easy to whip up! And if you are tight on time we have you covered as all these delicious recipes are super easy and use just a few ingredients that you can find at Walmart.

Click HERE to visit the Halloween Survival Guide and to grab all these spooktacular recipes!

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“Eyeball” Cupcakes

  • Author: Jennifer
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes
  • Total Time: 34 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 package (3.9 ounce JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding)
  • 1 package (8 ounce PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened)
  • 1/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 16 ounces powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 24 ring-shaped chewy fruit snacks
  • 24 miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces
  • 1 tube red decorating gel


  1. Line muffin tin with paper liners and set aside.
  2. Prepare cake batter as directed on package adding dry pudding mix and stir until blended.
  3. Spoon about 3 tablespoons of batter into each paper-lined muffin tin.
  4. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes and allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
  5. Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Spread onto cupcakes.
  6. Decorate with remaining ingredients to resemble “eyeballs”.


Adapted from Kraft Foods and Walmart.com

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