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Monster Cupcakes


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
36 cupcakes

They're alive! Okay, not quite. But these chocolate monster cupcakes are sure to be the life of any party. If it's Halloween or a scary birthday bash, you can decorate these easy cupcakes at home or with the kids. They're a fun fright for everyone.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
1 hour
Bake Time
26 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour


  • 6 1/2 cups
    Vanilla Frosting
  • 16 drops
    green food color
  • 3/4 cup
    chocolate sprinkles
  • 72 pieces
    candy eyes
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tsp
    red sprinkles
add a garnish Add a Garnish

Make our HERSHEY'S "Especially Dark" Chocolate Cupcakes to complete this recipe as show in the image.


Equipment Needed 
oven Oven
muffin tin 2-1/2-Inch Muffin Cup Tin
muffin cups Muffin Cups
mixing bowl Mixing Bowl
measuring cups Measuring Cups
rubber scraper Rubber Scraper
wire rack Wire Rack

Prepare HERSHEY'S “Especially Dark” Chocolate Cupcakes; cool completely. Tint vanilla frosting to desired shade of green.


Spoon or pipe about 3 tablespoons frosting on top of each cupcake. Flatten top of frosting and edge off sides with knife or spatula.


Cover top of each cupcake with chocolate sprinkles. Position candy eyes on side of green frosting; add chocolate chip "bolts" to the side and design scar with red sprinkles or thin frosting.Use similar techniques to design a Monster bride, if desired. Carefully remove cupcake papers, if desired and place on serving plate.

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