Free Shipping on 3 TasteBooks or more

Welcome to the new TasteBook recipe beta page. Learn what's new Not quite ready to change just yet? Classic view

Monkey Cupcakes

ShellyShelly
Rate this
Save this recipe 1

Ingredients

  • 18 oz. pkg. chocolate cake mix
  • 16 oz. chocolate frosting
  • 24 vanilla wafers
  • red and black decorating gel
  • 48 pastel blue or green M&M’s
  • 12 Nutter Butter cookies
Save a shopping List

directions

  • 1

    Prepare and bake cake according to package for cupcakes. Cool completely.

  • 2

    Set aside 1/4 c. frosting. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting.

  • 3

    With a serrated knife cut off and discard a forth from each vanilla wafer. Place a wafer on each cupcake, with the rounded edge of wafer near the edge of cupcake, for face. Add dots of black gel for nostrils. With red gel, pipe a mouth on each.

  • 4

    Place M&M’s above wafers for eyes; add dots of black gel for pupils.

  • 5

    Using reserved frosting and a #16 star tip, pipe hair.

  • 6

    Carefully separate Nutter Butters; cut each in half. Position one on each side of cupcakes for ears.


Recipe Notes

Add a note


Ratings & Reviews

Click to rate this recipe


Powered By ZergNet

Around the Web

We want to know what you think
about the new recipe page design

Give your feedback
create a cookbook

Learn about creating your own custom cookbook

Create a cookbook

More recipes by this author

See more recipes

Follow TasteBook

Receive our weekly featured recipe and the
best of the TasteBook blog right to your inbox.