Skeleton Cupcakes

Introduction: Skeleton Cupcakes

Preparation

Beat together butter and shortening for 2 minutes. Slowly beat in confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla and salt; beat for 1 minute. Mound 1/4 cup frosting in center of top of each larger cupcake.
For faces, add M&M's, pieces of licorice and halved jellybeans (see photo).
For hats, dab frosting on mini cupcakes, invert and stick to chocolate wafers. Put one on each icing mound.


Ingredients

10 Chocolate Cupcakes
1 stick (1/4 lb.) unsalted butter
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
20 brown M&M's $
1 long strand black licorice
25 white mini jellybeans
10 mini Chocolate Cupcakes
1 (9 oz.) box chocolate wafers

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    These are friggin' adorable. I love how they're gentlemanly skulls, with their pimpalicious black hats :9