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Dessert Recipes

Pumpkin Pull-Apart "Cake"


Fun Halloween idea!

What You Need

Pumpkin Pull-Apart "Cake"


  1. PLACE 1 cookie in each of 24 paper-lined muffin pan cups. Prepare cake batter as directed on package; spoon over cookies. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
  2. SPOON frosting into bowl; stir in food colorings. Arrange cupcakes on large plate to resemble a pumpkin shape with stem. (See photo.) Reserve 1 tsp. frosting; spread remaining frosting onto cupcakes. Sprinkle colored sugar around edge.
  3. CUT 2 of the remaining cookies in half; place, cut-sides up, on pumpkin stem. Cut each of 3 of the remaining cookies into thirds; arrange on cake for the jack-o'-lantern's eyes, nose and mouth. Cut remaining cookie in half; use for the eyebrows. Decorate cake with candy corn as shown in photo.

Prepare using your favorite flavor of cake mix.

Cooking time (duration)

Prep: 15min Total: 1hr 10min

Number of servings (yield)

24 servings



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1 review

I love this!
Bobbi P. – 09/30/2014 –

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