I’m so excited for spooky season 2023!
For my first recipe this Halloween, I created these decadent chocolate spider cupcakes.
Easy to make and fun to serve during Halloween celebrations and movie nights, these Spooky Spider Chocolate Cupcakes are a favorite decadent treat to enjoy this spooky season!
Welcome to 2023’s #HalloweenTreatsWeek event!
If you’re new here, welcome! If you’re a returning haunt, welcome back!
#HalloweenTreatsWeek is a yearly Halloween blogging event that is hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife . You’ll find that this fun and spooky event is an online, week-long event that is filled with some frightfully fun Halloween treats and recipes from some fantastic Halloween loving bloggers!
For this years 6th annual #HalloweenTreatsWeek event we have 18 hauntingly talented bloggers that are sharing their favorite Halloween recipes throughout the week! You can following the hashtag #HalloweenTreatsWeek on social media to collect all of these frightful recipes to use at your own Halloween parties and events!
Make sure to check out all of the fun Halloween recipes below that we’re sharing this week!
Spooky and sweet spider cupcakes are scarily delicious!
Spooky Spider Chocolate Cupcakes
- 12 chocolate cupcakes I used Halloween Funfetti mix
- 15 oz jar green vanilla frosting I used Halloween Funfetti frosting with sprinkles included
- 12 Oreo cookies I used Halloween design colored Oreos
- black decorative icing
- candy eyeballs included with the Funfetti frosting
- Halloween colored sprinkles included with the Funfetti frosting
- Bake cupcakes according to package. Cool completely.
- Frost the cupcakes with the icing, covering the tops completely with a generous scoop.
- Top each cupcake with a Halloween Oreo in the center.
- Using the black icing, draw four lines on either side of the Oreo cookies (eight total) as spider legs.
- Now add Halloween colored sprinkles to the open area of frosting on each cupcake.
- Add a dot of icing onto the back of each candy eyeball.
- Press two eyes, icing side down, onto the top center of each Oreo cookie.
- Serve and enjoy!
How cool is this Halloween Funfetti combo?! The green frosting even comes with sprinkles and candy eyeballs.
This fun recipe is so easy to make and adding Halloween themed cupcakes, frosting, and cookies made it even better (and yummier)!
Bake cupcakes according to package. I used spider web themed cupcake liners.
Frost the cupcakes with the icing, covering the tops completely with a generous scoop.
My girl helping me with the fun green frosting.
Frost all the cupcakes.
Top each cupcake with a Halloween Oreo in the center.
Using the black icing, draw four lines on either side of the Oreo cookies as spider legs.
You want to make eight total legs.
Now add Halloween colored sprinkles to the open area of frosting on each cupcake.
Add a dot of icing onto the back of each candy eyeball.
Press two eyes, icing side down, onto the top center of each Oreo cookie.
How cute…I mean spooky… are these?!
They even look like they are smiling!
All done and ready to serve!
Today’s Halloween Offerings:
- Evil Dragon Deviled Eggs from Big Bear’s Wife
- Chocolate Cherry Skull Cakes from Semi Homemade Recipes
- Witch Hat Garlic Bread from Cheese Curd In Paradise
- Candy Corn Cookie Cake from The Spiffy Cookie
- Wicked Good Apple Cider Muffins from Our Good Life
- Spooky Spider Decadent Cupcakes from For the Love of Food
- Monster Mash Cereal Cheesecake from Sweet ReciPEAs
- Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites from It’s Shanaka
- Halloween Brains Cupcakes from An Affair from the Heart
- Breadstick Snakes from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
- Jack O’Lantern Tostadas from Palatable Pastime
- Witches Broom Cookies from Best Cookie Recipes
- Baked Intestine Pie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
- Spooky Roasted Potato Skulls from Savory Moments
- Mummy Donuts from The Redhead Baker
- Caramel Apple Bark from Best Dessert Recipes
- Mummy Dogs from Savory Experiments
- Halloween Taco Dip from Jen Around the World
- Easy Spider Cupcakes from Hezzi-D’s Recipe Box
- Creamy Pumpkin Hummus from Jolene’s Recipe Journal