Paddy's Day Cupcakes
1 3/4 cups flour
1 small box instant pistachio pudding mix
3/4 cup miniature chocolate chips
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 beaten eggs
1 1/4 cups milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla or 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 can (1 cup) cream cheese frosting
Green colored sugar
1/2 cup green candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
In a large bowl, stir together flour, pudding mix, chocolate pieces, sugar, baking powder and salt.
In a small bowl, combine the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla or almond extract. Stir into flour mixture just until combined. Fill greased or paper-line muffin tins about 2/3 full.
Bake at 375 degrees F for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack.
Frost and sprinkle with green sugar and/or other candy pieces, such as green M&Ms.
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