HALLOWEEN HOOT OWLS


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Serves 24 | Prep Time 70 | Cook Time 19

Why I Love This Recipe

Kids will love decorating these feathery owls with sliced almonds, candy rings and whole cashews. The cream cheese frosting is extra creamy and complements the coconut cupcakes.

Recipe Tip:

The back of a spoon works great to make decorative swirls when frosting cakes and cupcakes.

Recipe Tip:

Butter rum candies with holes are available in bags or rolls. Yellow or orange candies can be substituted for the butter rum.


Ingredients You'll Need

Cupcakes Ingredients:
1 (18.25-ounce) package butter recipe white cake mix
1 1/4 cups water
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
3 egg whites
1 teaspoon almond flavoring
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Frosting Ingredients:
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon milk

Decorations Ingredients:
48 butter rum-flavored hard candies with holes
Milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup sliced almonds
24 whole cashews


Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.


Combine all cake ingredients except coconut in large bowl.


Beat according to package directions.


Gently stir in coconut.


Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.


Bake for 19 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.


Cool completely.


Combine all frosting ingredients in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.


Frost cooled cupcakes.


Place 2 butter rum candies on each cupcake for eyes.


Dip bottoms of chocolate chips into frosting; place onto each candy circle to form center of eye.


Arrange almonds above eyes for feathers.


Add cashew for beak.


Store refrigerated in container with tight-fitting lid.


Questions, Comments & Reviews


These are so cute , my daughter loves owl's so guess what she getting when she gets home from school


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