Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 pkg (16 oz) poundcake mix

  2. 3/4 cup water

  3. 2 large eggs

  4. 1 tub (16 oz) white frosting You'll also need: Pink food color 18 red fruit slice candies

  5. 2 cans white decorating icing with star and writing tips (we used Betty Crocker's Easy Flow)

  6. 9 mini marshmallows

  7. 36 brown mini M&Ms

  8. 9 pink jelly beans, halved

  9. 1 roll Fruit Streamers strawberry fruit snacks

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. You’ll need 18 lined muffin cups.

  2. Prepare cake mix as pkg directs, using water and eggs. Divide batter among muffin cups. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, until pick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

  3. Tint frosting pink; spread on cupcakes. Add fruit slice candies for hats. With writing tip, pipe a squiggly hatband and attach marshmallow halves, cut sides down, for tassels.

  4. Add mini M&Ms for eyes, then pipe on eye highlights. With star tip, pipe on hair, beards and mustaches. Add jelly bean noses. Peel red strands from Fruit Streamers; cut 36 (1-in.) strands. For each mouth, pinch together two strands into a smile; trim excess; place on cupcakes. Store airtight at cool room temperature up to 3 days.


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