PHILLY PUMPKIN SPICE CUPCAKES
1 box mix spice cake (bake with ingredients on box)
Whipped Cream Cheese Philadelphia
1 can pumpkin 15 oz
1 container Cool Whip
½ c powdered sugar
½ tsp pumpkin pie spic
½ c chopped pecans
1/3 c sugar
2 T butter
Make cake according to directions on the box.
Make 24 cupcakes, bake 25 min. 350 degrees.
While cakes are baking, mix the softened cream cheese with the pumpkin.
Add the powdered sugar.
Add the pie spice.
Last add the cool whip and beat until totally mixed.
Set this filling aside.
Melt 2 T butter in small fry pan
Add the chopped pecans and sugar.
Stir until coated. Keep your eye on this for about 3-4 minutes, stirring often.
When the pecans begin to caramelize, turn off the heat.
Pluck out the center of each cupcake.
Pipe the cream filling into the center hole and around the top.
Top with crushed sweetened pecans.