Oreo Stuffed Spider Cupcakes | Fun For Halloween!

Oreo Stuffed Spider Cupcakes

By now you know that I have a serious thing for Oreos, although I rarely eat them plain. I prefer to either make my Oreo Truffles (especially peppermint Oreo Truffles as soon as they peppermint ones come out at Christmas) or coat them in chocolate like for my Oreo Spider Pops. I’ve even been known to spread some peanut butter on them and stuff them in a cupcake!

Apparently, I have  become “known” for my Oreo recipes. Just yesterday at church when I was working the hospitality area, I had a few people ask me if I brought in any Oreo Truffles for the buffet (which I usually do on the Sundays I work Hospitality). I guess I know what I am making for next week!

Anyway – since the peanut butter & Oreo stuffed cupcakes turned out so well, I figured it was time to make another similar recipe! If you don’t want an Oreo Spider on top of the cupcake as well as one baked inside the cupcake (or if, for some strange reason you think it is possible to have too many Oreos), you can just make the cupcakes like normal and then follow the directions to make the Oreo Spiders and use them to decorate!

But seriously – who wouldn’t love to bite in to this?

oreo cupcake open

Ok – let’s get to making them (full directions below)

First things first – mix up the cake mix according to the package directions

cupcake batter

Line your cupcake pan with paper liners and fill them halfway with batter. Place an Oreo in the center of the batter and press down slightly. Spoon more batter over the top of the Oreo to cover it completely. Bake according to package directions and allow to cool.

oreo stuffed cupcakes process

To make the spiders, we are going to use melted chocolate (the kind you buy in the craft stores) as our “glue”. Simply twist open the Oreos and cut your licorice strings in equal lengths (about 4″) and press them in to the icing inside the cookie. Pipe a little bit of melted chocolate on top of the licorice and place the top of the cookie back on top. Grab some M&M’s and attach them (letter side down) on top of your Spider using more melted chocolate to attach them. Use a drop of chocolate to make the center of the eyes.

Oreo Spiders

After you have made your spiders, simply whip up your icing, ice the cupcakes and place a spider on top!

Your kids will love them!

Oreo Stuffed Spider Cupcakes | Fun For Halloween!

Rating: 51

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Serving Size: 24 cupcakes

Oreo Stuffed Spider Cupcakes | Fun For Halloween!

Ingredients

    For the Cupcakes
  • 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix + ingredients listed on box to make them
  • 24 Oreo Cookies
  • For the Icing
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • For the Spiders
  • 24 Oreo Cookies
  • 24 Rips Whips Candy Strings or other string licorice
  • 48 colored M&M's
  • 1/2 cup Black Candy Melting Chips

Instructions

    To Make the Cupcakes
  1. Prepare cupcakes according to box directions except when filling cupcake liners, fill just halfway with cupcake batter, then place an Oreo in the middle and then fill the rest of the way with the batter.
  2. Bake as directed on the box
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. To Make the Oreo Spiders
  5. Place black candy chips in corner of zippered sandwich bag and heat in microwave for 45 seconds. Gently massage to ensure it is melted and smooth. Clip tiny piece off corner of bag to pipe.
  6. Make a black dot in the center of each M&M to be an eye.
  7. Gently twist apart each Oreo.
  8. Cut each candy string into 4 equal parts.
  9. Press each piece into icing to make 8 legs.
  10. Pipe a little melted candy to act as glue and put top back on cookie.
  11. Pipe a little melted candy on top to glue eyes in place.
  12. Allow to cool and set.
  13. To Make the Icing
  14. Cream butter and vanilla in a large bowl
  15. Slowly add in the powdered sugar, and milk as needed, until everything is incorporated and frosting is right consistency.
  16. Beat for 5 minutes to make sure it is fluffy.
  17. Put It Together
  18. Ice cupcakes then decorate tops with Spiders.
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6 Natural Headache Remedies For You To Try

6 Natural Headache Remedies

Headaches can wreck havoc on your day! They can sneak up on you and make your day unbearable. Many of us reach for the nearest bottle of over the counter pain medication, but did you know that there are many natural headache remedies out there that you can try? Here are a few natural headache remedies to help you the next time that horrible pounding begins.

Essential Oils

There has been a lot of talk about essential oils lately! They seem to be everywhere! That could be because, surprise, they work! They are great for a wide variety of things including headaches!

You will need:

How to make it:

  • Fill your roller bottle about 3/4 full of the fractionated coconut oil. Then, add a few drops each of lavender and peppermint. Put the lid on and give it a little shake. Roll the mix onto your forehead, temples and neck.

Lots of people also recommend using sweet marjoram and chamomile in treating headaches. My family and I really like the lavender and peppermint combination, but you may also want to try those as well! Each essential oil has lots of uses! Once you start using them you will be amazed at what they can do. I prefer Young Living Essential Oils and there is a great deal (and a freebie from me) going on right now!

A Cold Washcloth

If you are able to lay down for a few minutes, get a washcloth damp with cool water. Head to a dark and quiet room and lay down for 10-15 minutes with the wash cloth on your forehead.

Tension Headache?

If you are suffering from a tension headache, warm up a rice bag or soak a washcloth is hot water and place it at the base of the back of your neck. The heat can help loosen your muscles and send you some relief.

Scalp Massage

Try gently massaging your scalp and your temples. This can help blood flow to your brain. Added bonus if you can find someone who is willing to give you the massage! (Don’t forget to massage your ear lobes as well!)

Try Your Hands

Your hands need massaged too! You can help relieve pain by massaging one place in particular on your hands. It’s really easy.

Hold your hands out in front of you (palms down). You are going to massage the spot in between your thumb and first finger using your thumb and first finger of your opposite hand. By gently swirling your thumb around this are of your hand using light pressure you can help relieve headaches and even earaches or toothaches! Do each hand for about 5 minutes.

If you have someone who can help you, have them massage both hands simultaneously!

Drink a Glass of Water

I used to think my Mother was crazy. Every time I said I had a headache she would give me a glass of water! But did you know that being dehydrated is the number one reason people get headaches? If you feel a headache coming on, drink a glass of water and see if that does the trick!

The next time you have a headache, instead of reaching for a bottle of medicine try one of these natural headache remedies!

How do you usually deal with a headache?

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