I wanted something a little different for cupcakes this Halloween, and I saw this idea on HGTV's Halloween Block Party (did you catch that? Some pretty great decorating ideas!) Here's some more ideas from them.
Any cupcakes will work, just three simple circles of frosting on the top, then swipe 'em with a toothpick to give the spiderweb look. Pretty simple idea, but so cool.
If you're a busy mama (like me!) and baking from scratch isn't your thing, I always keep Betty Crocker cake mix in the pantry for quick dessert fixes. Here's their Scary Spiderweb cupcake instructions.