Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix

  2. 1 1/4 cups water

  3. 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  4. 3 eggs

  5. 1 bottle (1 oz) red food color 1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting

  6. 24 small red gum drops, cut in half

  7. Semisweet chocolate chips

  8. 6 rolls Betty Crocker® Fruit Roll-Ups® chewy fruit snack, any flavor (from 5-oz box)

  9. 6 dried apricots halves

  10. 1 tube (7 oz) Betty Crocker® red cookie icing

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  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. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and red food color with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about 2/3 full).

  3. Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. Frost cupcakes with cream cheese frosting; reserve 1 tablespoon frosting. Cut each apricot into 4 pieces; place 2 pieces on each side of cupcakes for ears. Cut each fruit snack into 4 triangles. Place one triangle on top of each cupcake, folding pointed end over to form hat. Attach one gumdrop to pointed end of hat using reserved frosting. Use remaining gumdrops for nose and chocolate chips for eyes. Pipe mouth with red decorator frosting.


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