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PEEPS Pumpkin Caramel Cupcakes

TOTAL TIME
MIN.
SERVINGS
24
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INGREDIENTS

Cupcakes

  • 1 standard size box spice cake mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Frosting

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 1/2 – 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping sauce
  • Pinch of salt

Garnish

  • 24 PEEPS Marshmallow Pumpkins

Optional

  • Extra caramel sauce for drizzling over frosting

INSTRUCTIONS

Cupcakes

  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Place 24 cupcake liners in cupcake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, water, eggs, oil, pumpkin and cinnamon. Once all ingredients are combined, mix on medium speed for two minutes.
  3. Fill cupcake liners with batter approximately 2/3 of the way full.
  4. Bake for 17-22 minutes or until tops spring back lightly when touched.
  5. Remove from oven and place on wire rack. Allow to cool completely prior to frosting.

Frosting

  1. BEAT cream cheese, butter, caramel and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar. Blend in salt. Spread or pipe onto cupcakes. Optional, garnish with a drizzle of caramel sauce and pinch of sea salt.Top with PEEPS Marshmallow Pumpkins just prior to serving.
  3. STORE cupcakes in refrigerator.

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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®, TEENEE BEANEE® Gourmet Jelly Beans, GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS®, and of course, PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies.

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