Print Options

Back to Ornament Cupcakes >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Ornament Cupcakes

 Ornament Cupcakes
24 ServingsPrep: 45 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.