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Ghostly Chocolate Cupcakes

These are the cutest Halloween treats you will ever make!

This is a really simple boxed cupcake recipe with an added little touch that makes it just that much more delectable!

Recipe courtesy of Simple Mills.


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 3 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 box Simple Mills Chocolate Muffin and Cake Mix
  • 10 white chocolate peanut butter cups, removed from wrappers (optional)
  • desired amount of Simple Mills Organic Chocolate Frosting
  • 10 large marshmellows
  • 2 oz. melted dark chocolate (for ghost faces)


Preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare muffin tin.

In a large mixing bowl, make chocolate muffins according to box.

Add 2 Tbsp batter to 10 lined muffin tin compartments.

If desired, place a peanut butter cup on top of the batter, then cover it with 1 1/2 Tbsp additional batter, or simply fill muffin cups with batter.

Bake for 18 minutes, until risen and firm to the touch.

Cool for 5 minutes in pan before placing on a wire rack to cool completely.

Melt chocolate and using a toothpick, draw ghost's eyes and mouth onto marshmallows.

Assemble cupcakes: Apply desired amount of frosting to the tops of each cupcake, top each cupcake with a marshmallow ghost.