Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Two Varieties of belVita Breakfast Sandwich Products Sold in the United States Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen. For details, please click on this Link:
Purple Monster Cupcakes

Purple Monster Cupcakes

Looking for the cutest cupcakes for a birthday party? These adorable cookie eating monsters start with a boxed mix and are the most kid friendly monster ever!

Prep time25 min
Total time1hr 26min
ServingsMakes 24 servings, 1 cupcake each.
  • 24 CHIPS AHOY! Cookies, divided
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • Blue and red food colorings, divided
  • 1 container (16 oz.) ready-to-spread white frosting
  • 48 candy button eyes
  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut 12 cookies in half; reserve for later use. Coarsely chop remaining cookies.
  • Prepare cake batter as directed on package; spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups. Add 1 drop EACH blue and red food coloring to batter in each cup; swirl gently with knife. Top with chopped cookies; press gently into batter to secure.
  • Bake 18 to 21 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 5 min. Remove cupcakes from pan to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Spoon frosting into medium bowl. Add 24 drops red food coloring and 16 drops blue food coloring; mix well. Spoon into pastry bag fitted with star tip. Use to pipe frosting onto tops of cupcakes.
  • Garnish with reserved cookie halves and candy eyes. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Recipe Tips
  • Variation
    Omit the food colorings used to tint the frosting. Pipe untinted frosting onto cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle with purple colored sugar or purple sprinkles, then decorate with the cookie halves and candy eyes.
  • Substitute
    Line the muffin pans with foil liners instead of the paper liners.
  • Food Facts
    You will need about 1/2 tsp. EACH red and blue food coloring, and 2 pkg. (1 oz. each) candy button eyes to prepare and decorate the 24 cupcakes.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Total fat 9g 
   Saturated fat 2g 
   Trans fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg 
Sodium 200mg 
Carbohydrate 37g 
   Dietary fiber 0g 
   Total sugars 26g 
Protein 2g 
Vitamin A0 %DV
Vitamin C0 %DV
Calcium4 %DV
Iron4 %DV

© Mondelez International and/or it's affiliate(s)