Halloween Oreo Frosting Cupcakes

24 Cupcakes
42 min

Delicious and chocolatey. These Halloween cupcakes are topped with an Oreo frosting. They are easy to make and can even be a fun project to do for Halloween.


Every holiday I love to make special treats for my family. One thing they always love is spooky treats around Halloween. This year we are going to add a twist with the Oreo frosting.


Then after Halloween is over, you can use this recipe for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, 4th of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Valentines Day or even birthdays.


You can add gel food coloring to change the color of your Oreo Creme. It's so versatile.


The best part about this recipe is that uses a boxed cake mix.


Served on a cobweb table

The Oreo Frosting topped with Halloween sprinkles. In front of a spooky ghost

You can add skull candies and the Oreo to the frosting

Halloween Oreo Frosting Cupcakes

Recipe details

  • 24  Cupcakes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 22 Minutes Total time: 42 min
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Ingredients

Halloween Cupcakes with Oreo Frosting

  • 2 packages of Halloween Oreos
  • 1 8oz bag of Ghirardelli milk chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 C of Halloween sprinkles
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix

Instructions

Oreo Frosting

Preheat oven per cake mix instructions listed on the box
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
Carefully separate the Oreo, use the side that has no Oreo creme Using a heat safe bowl, melt the chocolate wafers until smooth Dip half of cookie into the chocolate
Place onto the cookie sheet and sprinkle some Halloween sprinkles
Remove the orange creme from 16 of the Halloween Oreo
Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, Oreo creme and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth
Scoop 1 cup of frosting into the piping bag and set aside

Cupcake Directions

Place the cupcake liners in the cupcake pan. And then set aside.
Following the directions on the cake mix box, add ingredients.
Mix all ingredients as instructed.
Fill cupcake liners 2/3 ful
Put in the oven and bake
Check for doneness. (Insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake, it should come out clean.)

Decorate

Using the orange frosting, scoop a small amount into the ice cream scooper and place onto the top of the cupcake and spread slightly into a thick disk
Dip the top of the cupcake frosting into the sprinkles
Using the piping bag, pipe the frosting into the center Carefully place the decorated Oreo onto the side of the frosting Sprinkle some more Halloween sprinkles on top

Tips

  • Be sure to use cupcake liners. So that the cupcakes do not stick

Karla Harmer
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