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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
18 mins
total:
28 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition.

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  • Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to egg mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

  • Place paper baking cups in muffin pans, and spoon 1/4 cup batter into each cup.

  • Bake at 350° for 18 minutes or until done. Quickly insert a chocolate nugget into center of each warm cupcake; top each with 4 to 5 marshmallows, gently pressing into melted chocolate. Sprinkle with pecans, if desired.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Hershey's Nuggets.

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