Into-the-Net Basketball Cupcakes

Celebrate the big game or your favorite baller with these adorable basketball desserts. Using a boxed cake mix, OREO Cookies and purchased icing makes this an easy layup!

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 32 OREO Cookies, divided
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 1 container (16 oz.) ready-to-spread white frosting
  • 18 drops EACH red and yellow food coloring
  • 1 Tbsp. EACH brown and red decorating icing
  • 2 Tbsp. white decorating icing

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Chop 8 cookies; reserve remaining cookies for later use.

3

Prepare cake mix as directed on package; stir in chopped cookies. Spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin pan cups.

4

Bake 18 to 21 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 5 min. Remove cupcakes from pans to wire racks; cool completely.

5

Spoon white frosting into medium bowl. Add red and yellow food colorings; mix well. Spread about 1 tsp. orange frosting onto top of each of the reserved cookies; spread remaining orange frosting onto cupcakes.

6

Spoon brown decorating icing into small resealable plastic bag. Repeat in separate bags with red and white icings. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of each bag.

7

Use brown icing to decorate tops of cookies to resemble basketballs. Draw a curved red line on top of each cupcake with red icing to resemble a basketball hoop. Use white icing to draw lines for the nets. Place decorated cookies on tops of cupcakes to resemble basketballs being dunked in the nets.