Halloween Cupcakes: Spooky Graveyard Cupcakes

One of my favorite parts about this time of year is the fun Halloween decorating. I’m not big on scary but I love cute with a touch of spooky. How about you? Well you are in for a spooky treat, because I’m sharing these cute little Graveyard Halloween Cupcakes. They are the cutest little sweet treats for a Halloween party or for your kiddos classroom.

Spooky Graveyard Halloween Cupcakes

Graveyard Halloween Cupcakes

To make them, bake your favorite cupcake recipe (ehmm, or buy a box mix – that’s what I did) and whip up a batch of your favorite frosting. Typically,  for cupcakes I make a box mix for the cupcakes then whip up my vanilla bean buttercream frosting. It’s my little trick to making quick cupcakes but having them still taste homemade. For these Halloween cupcakes, I just went for the box mix and the can frosting because I wanted to focus my time on decorating them. Graveyard Halloween CupcakesDecorating these cupcakes is so easy and it just takes a little bit of imagination. I used white icing but you could used chocolate too! I crumbled some oreos for the dirt and then used mini Milano cookies for the headstones. They are the perfect size! I even used icing to write “RIP” on a few of the headstones. I also added some candy corn pumpkins (because they are my favorite). And what spooky graveyard is complete without some bloody bones? The bloody bones candy came from Target. They are so fun to decorate. I did each one a little bit different.

You can get creative and add in anything you’d like. How fun would it be to let the little ones help out with the decorating part of the Halloween cupcakes?
Graveyard Halloween Cupcakes

I hope you enjoy making these fun spooky graveyard Halloween cupcakes for your upcoming Halloween festivities!

For more Halloween inspiration you might want to check out:

Eek! Creepy Crawly Halloween WreathHalloween Wreath

Making Home Base Paper Pumpkin GarlandPaper Pumpkin Garland

Painted Jack O Lantern Treat BowlJack O Lantern Treat Bowl

Chelsea
Chelsea is the owner and blogger of Making Home Base. Making Home Base is a lifestyle blog that focuses on DIY and home decor projects, crafts, delicious desserts, and military life. After moving 5 times in 6 years, she's finally settling in her new (to her) military base house. She looks at the obstacle of residing in a rental home as a challenge and loves finding budget friendly ways to make her house feel like home. Chelsea lives in Southern California with her husband and daughter.
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I spend my days playing tea party and blocks. Sometimes I work on DIY/home decor projects. I blog about them at Making Home Base. Also I love iced coffee.
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  1. says

    Oh my goodness, I almost made cupcakes just like that for a blog hop! Monika suggested using those cookies as tombstones as well. Too funny! They are adorable!

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