Captivating Caterpillar Cupcakes

1 pkg. Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe White Cake mix
3 egg whites
1 1/3 cups water
2 tbl. oil
1/2 cup decorating star decors, divided
1 (6 oz.) container Duncan Hines Vanilla Frosting
Green food coloring

6 chocolate sandwich cookies, finely crushed
1/2 cup candy coated chocolate pieces
1/3 cup assorted jelly beans
Assorted nonpareil decors

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place 24 (2 1/2″) paper liners in muffin tins.
2. Combine cake mix, egg whites, water and oil in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until moistened. Beat at med. speed for 2 min. Fold in 1/3 cup star decors. Fill paper liners about half full. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 18 to 23 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 min. Remove to cooling racks. Cool.
3. Tint vanilla frosting with green food coloring. Frost one cupcake. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon chocolate cookie crumbs on frosting. Arrange 4 candy coated chocolate pieces to form caterpillar body. Place jelly bean at one end to form head. Attach remaining star and nonpareil decors with dots of frosting to form eyes. Repeat with remaining cupcakes.

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