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       Title: JACK-O'-LANTERN CUPCAKES
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 24 Servings
  
       1 pk Yellow cake mix
   1 1/2 ts Pumpkin pie spice
       1 c  Buttermilk
       1 c  Pumpkin
       2    Eggs
            *frosting*
       3 tb Margarine; softened
       3 tb Pumpkin
       2 c  Powdered sugar
     1/2 ts Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla
            Black licorice twists
            Small green gumdrops
  
   Recipe by: Sue Klapper Preparation Time: 0:25 Heat oven to 350 degrees.
   Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. In large bowl, combine all
   cupcake ingredients at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minues at medium
   speed, scraping down sides of bowl. Pour batter into prepared muffin cups.
   Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in
   center comes out clean.  Cool completely. In small bowl, beat margarine and
   3 tablespoons pumpkin until well blended. Gradually add 1 cup of the
   powdred sugar; beat until smooth, about 1 minute.  Add milk and vanilla.
   Gradually add remaining 1 cup powdered sugar; beat an additonal 2 minutes.
   Spread on tops of cupcakes. Cut down 1 side to open licorice twist into
   triangular pieces for 3y3s and noses. Cut jagged curved pieces for mouths.
   Arrange on top of cupcakes for faces. Slice gumdrops in half; attach to
   head for stems.
  
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