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Come Party With Me: Halloween Bash — Menu (Sweet)

No Halloween party can be declared a success without an excessive amount of candy. I'll be strategically placing bowls filled with my favorite candies — Reese's Pieces, Nerds, and peanut M&Ms — around the two rooms that will house the party. The cupcake tier my sister gave to me for my birthday will make its debut at the party, since I'll be baking one batch of Halloween cupcakes to fill the stand. A few lucky guests can indulge in these homemade treats. For the recipe,

Halloween Cupcakes
From Kraft Foods

1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
1/4 cup Kool-Aid orange flavor sugar-sweetened soft drink mix
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
4-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 Tbsp. Kool-Aid lemonade flavor sugar-sweetened soft drink mix

  1. Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes, adding dry orange drink mix before beating all ingredients together.
  2. Make frosting by beating the butter, powdered sugar, milk, and lemonade kool aid mix. with electric mixer on low speed until well blended.
  3. Frost cooled cupcakes and decorate with sprinkles or candies or sprinkle with additional soft drink mix, if desired.
Join The Conversation
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 9 years
How about adding a little candy to the recipe to make sure all guests get a diabetic high.
alillee alillee 9 years
oh man i love cupcakes.
amberleigh amberleigh 9 years
I've actually had cupcakes with strawberry kool aid in them, and they are to DIE for!
Diana172 Diana172 9 years
kool aid!? I guess if it works!
SummerBaby SummerBaby 9 years
:love: but none for me thanks!..... no sweets but a little treat on weekends!
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
JoeSamanthaNMe7 JoeSamanthaNMe7 9 years
You're making me hungry!! Please invite me! :)
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Oh my goodness why oh why are you showing me these! They look so fricken YUM!
fragiletearz fragiletearz 9 years
These look so cute! What a great way to flavor frosting!
cavorter cavorter 9 years
Another great Halloween cupcake option is Sprinkles Pumpkin Cupcake mix... They are so delicious it's criminal. I made them last week and replaced the signature Sprinkles "modern dot" decoration with a mellowcreme pumpkin to mark the occasion.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I can feel a cavity forming! ;)
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