Send these friendly alien fellows to your next party! With assorted candy and green frosting, these chocolate alien cupcakes offer some Martian-made fun. Try our Attack of the Alien Cupcakes for a fun option at a space-themed birthday party or alien-themed bash.
4 vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, split in half
6 mini vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, split in half
2 pieces string licorice
1 Tbsp. silver pearl sprinkles
Let's Make It
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 15 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
Beat dry pudding mix, sugar and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in COOL WHIP. Spread onto cupcakes.
Decorate with remaining ingredients as shown in photo to resemble aliens. Keep refrigerated.
Specialty foil cupcake baking cups (available at most bulk food stores) will add a special 'space' element to the martian cupcakes.
Omit pudding mix, sugar and milk. Tint 2-1/4 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping with green food coloring; spread onto cooled cupcakes. Continue as directed.
Keeping it Safe
Remove and discard silver hard candies before serving cake.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 24g
Dietary Fiber 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.