Cat Cupcakes

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by RecipeNut

Great for your trick or treaters!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup chocolate chips
  • 6 thin pretzel twists, loops broken off (loops will resemble candy canes)
  • 14 cup chocolate sprinkles (sprinkles)
  • 1 (16 ounce) can vanilla frosting
  • green food coloring paste (icing)
  • 12 unfrosted cupcakes
  • 1 12 cups canned milk chocolate frosting
  • 12 chocolate Hershey chocolate kisses
  • 1 package yellow decorating frosting


  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in a small bowl in microwave as bag directs.
  3. For cat's tails, dip pretzel loops in chocolate, remove excess, place on lined baking sheet and sprinkle with Jimmies.
  4. Refrigerate until needed.
  5. Spoon 1 Tbsp vanilla frosting into a small ziptop bag; set aside.
  6. Tint rest grass-green with the food color.
  7. Frost top of cupcakes with green frosting.
  8. For each cupcake: Insert a tail into frosting at top right, letting part of tail extend over the side.
  9. Reserve 1 tsp chocolate frosting.
  10. Spoon rest into a small ziptop bag.
  11. Snip 1/4inch off corner and pipe cat's body (like a large"C") and legs.
  12. Press point of chocolate Kiss into frosting for head.
  13. Snip tiny tip off corner of bag with vanilla frosting- pipe whiskers.
  14. Pipe eyes with yellow icing Dip a toothpick into reserved chocolate frosting; use to make cat's ears.

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