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Easy Turkey Cupcakes

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24 servings

An unconventional use for leftovers? No, these candy corn-studded cupcakes are dressed up as turkeys to celebrate the harvest. Cute. Easy. Turkey free.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, beat pudding mix, sugar and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. spoon into pastry bag fitted with round tip. Refrigerate until ready to assemble cupcakes.
  • Use small sharp knife to cut cone-shaped piece from top of each cupcake. Fill cupcakes with pudding mixture, piping about 1 Tbsp. pudding mixture into each cupcake. Replace cupcake tops.
  • Spoon frosting into medium bowl. Add COOL WHIP; whisk until blended. Spread onto cupcakes. Decorate with remaining ingredients to resemble turkeys as shown in photo.

Make Ahead

Cupcakes can be decorated ahead of time. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 8 hours.

If You Don't Have a Piping Bag

Fill a resealable plastic bag with pudding mixture; seal bag. Cut one corner off bottom of bag, then use to squeeze pudding mixture from bag into cupcakes.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 300
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 300mg
Carbohydrate 47g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 36g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %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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  • steph43231 |

    Kids loved them, big hit!! The cool whip frosting is great, but I didnt waste time with the filling.

  • LesleyS08 |

    Very easy and cute. It was fun to make with the family.

  • carlosjaymie |

    also, i added reeces cups cut in half to look like wings, with gram cracker crumbs by the back candy corns.