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Holly-Jolly Cupcakes

Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Karen Tack
Yield

Ingredients

  • White sparkling sugar
  • Red and green M&M's Minis
  • Candy spearmint leaves
  • Red sprinkles or nonpareils
  • Red licorice ropes

How to Make It

  1. Holly Cupcakes:

  2. Dip cupcake edges in sparkling sugar.

  3. Place 3 spearmint leaves and 3 red M&M's Minis on each cupcake.

  4. Wreath Cupcakes:

  5. Place green M&M's Minis around edge of each cupcake in 2 rows. Scatter a few red sprinkles or nonpareils around Minis.

  6. Press licorice rope into a bow shape and place on each cupcake.