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Turtle Cupcakes

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 16 cupcakes.


  • 1 (20.5-ounce) package low-fat fudge brownie mix
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup fat-free caramel-flavored ice cream topping

Nutrition Information

  • calories 194
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.4 g
  • carbohydrate 35.9 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 73 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions; stir in pecans.

  2. Place paper baking cups in muffin pans, and coat with cooking spray. Spoon half of batter into cups, filling each about one-third full. Spoon 1 teaspoon caramel topping into center of each cupcake. In each cup, drop 1 teaspoon batter from tip of a spoon, guiding the dripping batter around the caramel topping. Top evenly with remaining batter. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks.

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