How adorable are these little bears in a bubble bath hot tub?!?  I normally try to make more wholesome foods for my family, but you’ve got to have a little fun sometimes!  I saw this recipe over at and knew it would be the perfect kick-off for our March Break!

Bears in a Hot Tub Cupcakes Recipe


  • Box of chocolate cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Caramel cups (you could easily use mini reeces peanutbutter cups, rolos or anything like that)
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Teddy Grahams


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 & grease your muffin tins
  2. Mix the cake mix, egg and melted butter together until its a pliable kind of dough
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    Pretty simple for little hands to get this party started!

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    Your dough is ready when it kinda looks like this.
  3. Roll into little balls and press into the muffin tin, following the shape of the holes of the muffin tin

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    It should be easy to roll into a ball.
  4. Press your chocolate goodie into the dough

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    Here’s my little helper pressing them into the dough.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes
  6. Take out the muffin tin and put some mini marshmallows into the dough.  Remember, they will fall once they cool, so feel free to be generous2017-03-11 11.22.34

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    One marshmallow jumped into the empty tin!
  7. Stick the little teddy grahams in2017-03-11 11.26.03
  8. Put back in the oven for about two minutes, then turn to broil and watch carefully.  Pull them out just when they begin to toast.2017-03-11 11.33.022017-03-11 11.33.18
  9. Allow them to cool a little and enjoy!

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    They taste every bit as good as they look.