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Frosted Flake Cupcakes
Our no-bake cupcake hack keeps your ingredient list blessedly short (just five items!) and your total time commitment to a minimum. As Tony the Tiger would say, “They’re Gr-r-reat!”
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Recipe - Eagan East
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Frosted Flake Cupcakes
Prep Time15 Minutes
Servings12
Cook Time75 Minutes
Ingredients
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup creamy peanut butter
6 cups Frosted Flakes
1 (16 oz) tub chocolate frosting
Directions
  1. Grease muffin tin. Set aside. Pour Frosted Flakes into a large bowl and set aside.
  2. In a medium pot over medium heat, stir together sugar and corn syrup until fully incorporated. Remove from heat when mixture starts to bubble and stir in peanut butter.
  3. Pour hot mixture over Frosted Flakes in large bowl and mix well. Firmly press about 1/3 cup cereal mixture into each muffin cup. Cool until firm (about an hour).
  4. Transfer to cupcake liners and pipe icing on each cupcake; finish with sprinkles. Store loosely covered.
15 minutes
Prep Time
75 minutes
Cook Time
12
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 12 servings
1 cup sugar
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Essential Everyday Sugar, Granulated, Pure, 4 Pound
$2.99$0.75/lb
1 cup corn syrup
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Karo Corn Syrup, Light, with Real Vanilla, 16 Ounce
$3.49 was $3.99$0.22/oz
1 cup creamy peanut butter
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Skippy Peanut Butter, Creamy, 16.3 Ounce
$3.19$0.20/oz
6 cups Frosted Flakes
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Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Cereal, Family Size, 24 Ounce
$6.39$0.27/oz
1 (16 oz) tub chocolate frosting
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Betty Crocker Frosting, Chocolate, Rich & Creamy, 16 Ounce
$2.69$0.17/oz

Directions

  1. Grease muffin tin. Set aside. Pour Frosted Flakes into a large bowl and set aside.
  2. In a medium pot over medium heat, stir together sugar and corn syrup until fully incorporated. Remove from heat when mixture starts to bubble and stir in peanut butter.
  3. Pour hot mixture over Frosted Flakes in large bowl and mix well. Firmly press about 1/3 cup cereal mixture into each muffin cup. Cool until firm (about an hour).
  4. Transfer to cupcake liners and pipe icing on each cupcake; finish with sprinkles. Store loosely covered.