Black Cat Cupcakes

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Annacia

Cute cupcakes that everyone will love. Easy and fun to make. Bright green or yellow jelly beans are great colors for the eyes.

Top Review by anme7039

I made these for a church bake sale tomorrow and so far they have won me over! I love the cute ideas for making cat faces, not to metion these cakes taste awesome! I made my own cake mix since I dont like box mixes and it worked out fine. Great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 14 cups Oreo cookie crumbs
  • 18 14 ounces chocolate cake mix
  • 24 pieces halloween Oreo cookies
  • 16 ounces milk chocolate frosting
  • black licorice strings
  • jelly beans
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Prepare 24-2 1/2" muffin cups with cooking spray and flour; set aside.
  3. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; stir in cookie crumbs.
  4. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from pans; cool on wire rack.
  7. Make cat faces on each of the remaining cookies: using some frosting, attach 4-1 1/2" licorice strings for whiskers, 2 jelly bean halves for eyes and 2 chocolate chips for ears.
  8. Let set at least 30 minutes.
  9. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting. Stand cat faces on edge on each cupcake. Place 3" piece licorice string on back half of each cupcake for tail.

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