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Ghost Cupcakes

These adorable ghost cupcakes are the perfect spooky treat for a Halloween party!
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Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 24


  • 1 box white cake mix plus ingredients to make cake mix
  • 1 jar prepared white frosting
  • 4 egg whites room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Chocolate chips
  • Mini chocolate chips


  • Prepare the cupcakes according to package instructions and allow to cool completely. Top with a thin layer of icing and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 225 degrees and prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs on high with hand mixer or stand mixer with whisk attachment until they become frothy. Add cream of tartar and beat on medium until soft peaks begin to form.
  • Turn mixer to high and begin adding the sugar one tablespoon at a time, mixing between each addition. Continue beating until all the sugar is dissolved and stiff peaks begin to form.
  • Add vanilla and mix until incorporated.
  • Pour mixture into a piping bag and pipe small and large mounds onto the parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Add two chocolate chip eyes to each large mound and mini chocolate chip eyes to the small mounds.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. When the baking time is up, turn off the oven and allow the cookies to rest in the warm oven for an hour.
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and allow to cool completely.
  • Place cooled ghost cookies on top of the ice cupcakes and serve.


Serving: 1g