Groundhog Day Cupcakes

READY IN: 20mins


  • 12
    baked cupcakes
  • 6
    almond joy candy bars
  • 10
  • 3
    watermelon slice candy
  • 48
    brown miniature M&M's chocolate candies
  • 4
    chocolate cookies
  • white frosting
  • black decorating gel


  • Remove a piece of cake the width of an Almond Joy candy from the center of a baked cupcake.
  • Set the candy upright in the hole, then spread a layer of white frosting on the cupcake.
  • For the groundhog's eyes, trim the ends from a white jelly bean, stick them in place with frosting, then dot them with black decorators' gel.
  • Add a tiny triangle cut from a watermelon slice candy for a nose, brown M&M's Minis for ears and cheeks, and a tiny rectangular piece of white jelly bean for teeth.
  • Sprinkle chocolate cookie crumbs around the partially emerged groundhog, and he's ready to greet his fans.