Spooky Black Cat Cupcakes

138  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 1 hr 31 min total
  • 24 servings

Cute cat faces made of chocolate sandwich cookies and candies top these Halloween chocolate cupcakes that have crushed cookies baked inside.

Spooky Black Cat Cupcakes Recipe


  • 38 Halloween OREO Cookies, divided
  • 1 container (16 oz.) ready-to-spread chocolate frosting
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
  • 8 pieces black string licorice (12 inch), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 24 jelly beans, cut in half
  • 48 pieces candy corn


  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Chop  14 cookies coarsely. Prepare cake batter as directed on package; stir in chopped cookies.
  • Spoon  into 24 paper-lined muffin cups.
  • Bake  18 to 21 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
  • Meanwhile,  use some of the frosting to attach licorice pieces and candies to remaining cookies to resemble cat faces as shown in photo. Let stand until frosting is dry.
  • Spread  cupcakes with remaining frosting. Garnish with decorated cookies just before serving.

Recipe Tips

NoteAt 24 servings, this fun recipe is the perfect treat to serve at your Halloween party or classroom celebration!


Nutrition Information

24 servings

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 360 
    • Total fat 16 g
    • Saturated fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 240 mg
    • Carbohydrate 52 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 38 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 10 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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