DIY Halloween Monster Cupcake Toppers


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Hairy {Not Scary} Monster Cupcake Toppers!

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Monster Cupcakes


  • 1 box Betty Crocker cake mix (plus ingredients listed on box)
  • 1 12-oz. container Betty Crocker whipped frosting
  • 12 paper baking cups
  • Halloween-colored sprinkles
  • 12 Monster Cupcake Toppers*


  1. Bake cupcakes according to box instructions and allow to cool thoroughly.
  2. Place frosting in a pastry bag and pipe on frosting.
  3. Top with sprinkles and place cupcake in paper baking cup. Insert Monster Cupcake Topper.

DIY Monster Cupcake Topper 


  • 12 black polka-dot cake-pop sticks
  • 12 2” styrofoam balls
  • orange, purple, lime-green yarn
  • glue
  • assorted googly eyes
  • assorted pipe cleaners


  1. Wrap Styrofoam ball with yarn. When it’s fully ?covered, cut the yarn and secure end under neighboring strand.
  2. Insert cake-pop stick into bottom of ball (take a look at your yarn ball to see which side looks best for the face).
  3. Glue on eye(s). Wrap pipe cleaner around a pencil and then cut in half to make two “squiggles” that you can insert into yarn ball as horns.

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