Halloween Chocolate cupcakes with ghost

Ghost Goo Cupcakes

These easy Ghost Goo cupcakes are the perfect creepy Halloween dessert!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 24
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 12 oz A&W Root Beer
  • 7 oz Marshmallow Fluff
  • 2 tbsp Butter , melted
  • Green Food Coloring
  • 16 oz Chocolate Frosting
  • 2 c Chocolate cream cookies , crushed
  • 2 c Green Candy Melts , melted
  • 24 Marshmallow Ghosts


  1. In a large bowl mix together the A&W Root Beer and the chocolate cupcake mix. 

  2. Divide batter between 24 cupcakes liners in a cupcake tin. 

  3. Bake 15 - 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

  4. Let cupcakes cool. 

  5. Make the ghost goo filling by mixing the melted butter and marshmallow fluff together. Add green food coloring until you reach the desired color. 

  6. Cut a small hold out of each one making sure not to go through to the bottom. 

  7. Fill the hole with the green marshmallow cream and place the portion of the cupcake you removed from the hole back on top. 

  8. Frost each filled cupcake and then turn them upside down and dip them in the crushed cookies.

  9. Melt the green candy melts and dip the ghosts in the melts about halfway. Press the ghost on top of the cupcake. 

  10. Enjoy!