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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Cupcakes of your choice
  • Coarse sugar
  • Fruit Roll-Ups
  • M&M's miniature baking bits
  • Yellow gumdrops
  • Black shoestring licorice
  • Pretzel sticks


  1. Frost cupcakes; dip the tops in coarse sugar. Cut Fruit Roll-Ups into decorative strips; attach to cupcakes. Attach baking bits as desired using a small amount of frosting.
  2. To form ornament stems, poke a hole in the top and bottom of gumdrops with a toothpick. Bend licorice into small loops and insert ends into bottoms of gumdrops; insert pretzels into tops. Press pretzel ends of stems into cupcakes. Yield: varies.
Originally published as Ornament Cupcakes in Taste of Home Christmas Recipes & Crafts 2010 2010, p33

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