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Chirpy Chick Cupcakes

 Chirpy Chick Cupcakes
These adorable cupcakes are so much fun to make and share. They're perfect for an Easter dinner or a kid's farm-themed birthday party.—Sara Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 to 2 cans vanilla frosting (16 ounces each)
  • Cupcakes of your choice
  • Miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Orange spice drop or Candy corn

Directions

  • Set aside 1/4 cup frosting for eyes. Tint remaining frosting yellow;
  • transfer to a pastry bag. Insert #17 star tip; pipe stars to cover
  • top of cupcake. Pipe a large ball for head. Place tip on each side
  • of the head and pull out for each wing.
  • Place white icing in a pastry bag; insert #2 round tip. Pipe eyes and
  • decorate with mini chocolate chips. For beak, flatten an orange gum
  • drop and cut into 2 triangles or add candy corn.
  • Yield: varies.