Simple, sweet, delicious and fun to make the kids. Roll your sleeves up and have some fun with this St. Patrick's Day recipe.


*1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
*1 (4 serving) pkg. instant pistachio pudding mix
*3/4 c. miniature semi-sweet chocolate pieces
*2/3 c. sugar
*2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
*1/2 tsp. salt
*2 beaten eggs
*1 1/4 c. milk
*1/2 c. cooking oil
*1 tsp. vanilla
*1/2 of 16 oz. can cream cheese frosting (1 c.)
green colored sugar
*1/2 c. candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, pudding mix, chocolate pieces, sugar, baking powder and salt.

In a small bowl, combine eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Stir into flour mixture just until combined. Fill greased or paper bake cup lined muffin cups 2/3 full.

Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

Frost with cream cheese frosting; sprinkle with green sugar, then milk chocolate pieces.

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* Originally published in February 2010


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