Mr. Mouse Party Cupcakes

Almost too cute to eat, these treats start with cupcakes from packaged cake mix, then a scoop of ice cream and simple decorations.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1
box (1 lb 2.25-oz) yellow cake mix with pudding in the mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs

Topping

8
scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1/4 cup each)
16
miniature creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
Small candies
32
small pretzel sticks
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Prepare cupcakes as directed on box using water, oil and eggs. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
  • 2 Bake 21 to 26 minutes or until cupcakes spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Reserve 8 cupcakes. (Wrap and freeze remaining cupcakes for later use.)
  • 4 On cookie sheet, decorate each ice cream scoop to resemble a mouse, using 2 cookies for ears, and small candies and pretzels for facial features and whiskers. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and freeze. When ready to serve, place cupcakes on 8 dessert plates. Top each cupcake with decorated ice cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    350mg
    350%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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