Invite the kids to help you make some Easy Turkey Cupcakes! These candy corn-studded cupcakes are dressed up as turkeys to celebrate the harvest, and no turkeys will be harmed in the making of them. Easy Turkey Cupcakes are great for your Thanksgiving buffet.
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Meanwhile, beat pudding mix, sugar and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. spoon into pastry bag fitted with round tip. Refrigerate until ready to assemble cupcakes.
Use small sharp knife to cut cone-shaped piece from top of each cupcake. Fill cupcakes with pudding mixture, piping about 1 Tbsp. pudding mixture into each cupcake. Replace cupcake tops.
Spoon frosting into medium bowl. Add COOL WHIP; whisk until blended. Spread onto cupcakes. Decorate with remaining ingredients to resemble turkeys as shown in photo.
Cupcakes can be decorated ahead of time. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 8 hours.
If You Don't Have a Piping Bag
Fill a resealable plastic bag with pudding mixture; seal bag. Cut one corner off bottom of bag, then use to squeeze pudding mixture from bag into cupcakes.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 39g
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
* 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.