Specialty foil cupcake baking cups (available at most bulk food stores) will add a special 'space' element to the martian cupcakes.
Omit pudding mix, sugar and milk. Tint 2-1/4 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping with green food coloring; spread onto cooled cupcakes. Continue as directed.
Keeping it Safe
Remove and discard silver hard candies before serving cake.