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Rudolph Brownie Cupcakes

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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As cute as the gumdrop that makes his nose, Rudy sports a delicious new look that is perfect for parties or a holiday dessert.

Ingredients

1
box (19.8 oz) fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup water
3
eggs
1 1/2
cups chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz container)
24
holiday-shaped pretzels or small pretzel twists
12
red spiced gumdrops
24
miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 12 regular-size muffin cups with paper baking cups. In large bowl, stir brownie mix, oil, water and eggs with spoon until well blended. Spoon about 1/4 cup batter into each muffin cup.
  • 2 Bake 32 to 36 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spread cupcakes with frosting. Decorate each with 2 pretzels for antlers, 1 red candy for nose and 2 baking bits for eyes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 12 regular-size muffin cups with paper baking cups. In large bowl, stir brownie mix, oil, water and eggs with spoon until well blended. Spoon about 1/4 cup batter into each muffin cup.
  • 2 Bake 32 to 36 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spread cupcakes with frosting. Decorate each with 2 pretzels for antlers, 1 red candy for nose and 2 baking bits for eyes.

Expert Tips

These cute cupcakes are perfect for bake sales, gift-giving or general merry making! Be sure to let the kids help!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
50g
50%
Protein
4g
4%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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