Kids will love these breakfast bears. A spice cake mix baked in a muffin tin turns into a bear when you add pear ears and a chocolate chip nose. They make great snacks too.

Source: Parents Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 400°F. Line 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with baking wrappers. In a large bowl, whisk together cake mix, the water, orange juice, eggs and oil until smooth. Spoon batter into prepared cups until they're about 3/4 full.

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  • Trim a half inch from the pointed end of each pear slice. Insert the trimmed, flat ends of 2 slices into each muffin cup, leaving the tops of the pears exposed. Pretending the muffin is a clock, insert them at about 11:00 and 1:00.

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  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until the muffin tops spring back when you touch them. Let cool 5 minutes in the pan; remove muffins and place them on wire racks. While they're slightly warm, add almond slivers and chocolate chips to create the bear's face.

Nutrition Facts

135 calories; 5 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 147 mg sodium. 48 mg potassium; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 12 g sugar; 2 g protein; 1 g trans fatty acid; 49 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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