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Peeps Chick Surprise-Inside Cupcakes

TOTAL TIME
MIN.
SERVINGS
24
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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix. Water, vegetable oil, and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 cup assorted mini candy-coated chocolate candies, jimmies, or confetti candy sprinkles
  • 1 container  Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
  • Green food color
  • Green colored decorating sugar
  • 24 Yellow PEEPS brand Marshmallow Chicks

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Bake as directed on box for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. Using a melon baller, scoop out center of each cupcake, about 1 inch deep. Fill each with 1 heaping teaspoonful candies.
  4. Spoon frosting into medium bowl; stir enough food color until desired green color. Frost cupcakes with frosting; sprinkle with colored sugar. Top with yellow PEEPS Chick. Store loosely covered.

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ABOUT MARSHMALLOW PEEPS®

The wonderful combination of sweet colored sugar and fluffy marshmallow creates an unforgettable taste experience. PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies are made by Just Born, Inc., a family-owned candy manufacturer. We make everyone's favorite candies: MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES®, GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS®, and of course, PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies.

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