Bunny Face Cupcakes

Yield: Makes 12 Decorate store-bought cupakes for Easter by making cute bunny faces with marshmallows, coconut, pretzels, and an assortment of candy.

Bunny Face Cupcakes

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  • 1

    12-oz. can vanilla frosting

  • 12

    cupcakes, any flavor

  • 2

    cups sweetened flaked coconut, chopped in food processor

  • ¼

    cup pink decorating sugar

  • 12


  • 24

    thin pretzel sticks

  • 12

    mini marshmallows

  • 24

    brown M&M's minis

  • 12

    pink heart candies, such as Runts

  • 6

    black licorice laces


Spoon 2 Tbsp. vanilla frosting into a small ziplock bag. Frost cupcakes with remaining vanilla frosting. Roll tops of frosted cupcakes in coconut to cover. Place pink sugar in a small bowl. Using scissors, cut large marshmallows in half crosswise. Press cut side of each marshmallow into pink sugar to make ears. Insert a pretzel stick into 1 short end of a marshmallow ear. Insert pretzel-stick end into cupcake to make ear stand up. Repeat with another pretzel and marshmallow ear; place second marshmallow ear next to first. Repeat with remaining marshmallows and pretzels, placing 2 ears on each cupcake. Snip a small corner from ziplock bag with vanilla frosting. Using scissors, cut mini marshmallows in half crosswise to make cheeks. Pipe small dots of frosting and attach the mini M&M eyes, heart-candy nose and cheeks. Cut licorice into 1 1/2-inch pieces and insert as whiskers. Repeat with remaining cupcakes.


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