Ornament Cupcakes

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 24 servings


box (1 lb 2.25 oz) white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake box
cups powdered sugar
2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
tablespoon vanilla
to 4 tablespoons milk
small candy canes
Red and green jelly beans
Red cinnamon candies
Red string licorice
Red and green candy-coated chocolate-covered sunflower seeds


  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups or spray with cooking spray.
  2. 2 Make and bake cake as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and egg whites. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. 3 In large bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in vanilla and 3 tablespoons milk. Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. Frost cupcakes generously.
  4. 4 Create ornament designs using assorted candies. Use top of candy cane to create a “hook” on each cupcake.




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