Preheat oven to 350° F.
Prepare 24 - 2 1/2 inch muffin cups with cooking spray and flour; set aside.
Prepare cake mix according to package directions; stir in cookie crumbs.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes.
Remove from pans; cool on wire rack.
Make cat faces on each of the remaining 24 cookies: using some frosting, attach 4-1 1/2 inch licorice strings for whiskers, 2 jelly bean halves for eyes and 2 chocolate chips for ears.
Let set at least 30 minutes. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting.
Stand cat faces on edge on each cupcake. Place 3 inch piece licorice string on back half of each cupcake for tail.Servings: 2 dozen cupcakes