Boo-tiful Cupcakes

Boo-tiful Cupcakes

24 paper bake cups
1 18-ounce package cake mix
1 16-ounce container vanilla frosting
Orange food coloring
Halloween decorator sprinkles
1 cup white-chocolate morsels
2 teaspoons shortening (not butter or margarine)
Waxed paper
Chocolate sprinkles

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place bake cups in muffin pans; set aside. Prepare cake mix following package directions for 24 cupcakes. Spoon batter into bake cups. Bake as directed. Cool.

Tint frosting with orange food color; frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with decorator sprinkles.

Melt white morsels following package directions. Add shortening; stir until melted. Spoon melted morsels into ghost shapes on cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Use chocolate sprinkles for eyes. Refrigerate until firm. Stand one ghost in center of each cupcake.

Yield: 24 cupcakes