Graveyard Cupcakes

This is a simple and fun Halloween cupcake recipe that you can have fun with your kiddos making! They are great for Halloween parties – I mean, who doesn’t love cupcakes?


12 cupcakes

1 to 2 cups chocolate frosting

6 chocolate sandwich cookies (like Oreos)

8 peanut butter sandwich cookies (like Nutter Butters)

Black frosting

You will also need:

Large open star tip (Wilton 1M Open Star Piping Tip)

Piping bag



  1. Cut 6 peanut butter sandwich cookies in half.
  2. Using the toothpick and black frosting, write the letters (R. I. P.) on the curved side of each cookie half. Allow the frosting to set completely.

  3. Place remaining cookies in a food processor. Pulse until fine crumbs form.
  4. Pipe frosting over cupcake in a circular direction working from the center of the cupcake towards the outside.

  5. Invert cupcakes and press into cookie crumbs.

  6. Press one RIP cookie half into each cupcake.  ENJOY!


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