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Easter Basket Cupcakes

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24 servings

Place these Easter Basket Cupcakes on your Sunday dessert table. But it's the surprise inside these Easter Basket Cupcakes that makes them extra special.

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  • Reserve 1/2 cup COOL WHIP; refrigerate until ready to use. Return remaining COOL WHIP to freezer. Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min.
  • Pierce tops of cupcakes with fork. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 30 min.
  • Meanwhile, microwave 2 cups COOL WHIP and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on MEDIUM (50%) 2 to 2-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Cool 30 min.
  • Remove cupcakes from pans; frost with chocolate mixture. Spoon reserved COOL WHIP into small resealable plastic bag. Snip off tiny piece from one bottom corner of bag; use to pipe COOL WHIP into egg shape or bunny face on top of each cupcake. Top with sprinkles.

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Size Wise

These adorable cupcakes with their built-in portion control are perfect for sharing at an Easter party.


Omit the 1/2 cup COOL WHIP used for piping on tops of frosted cupcakes. Top frosted cupcakes with JET-PUFFED Sugar EGGMALLOWS Marshmallows or JET-PUFFED BUNNY MALLOWS Marshmallows.

How to Store

Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 180
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 15g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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