Makes 24 cupcakes
cake mix any flavor
container vanilla frosting
rolls fruit snack cut into 4 by 2 3/8 strips
pieces striped fruit gum
redvanilla wafer cookies food coloring
assorted jelly bean candy
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 24 standard 2 1/2 inch muffin cups with paper baking cups or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
2Prepare cake mix and bake in prepared muffin cups according to package directions. Cool cupcakes in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool completely.
3For his cupcakes, frost 12 cupcakes. Place 1 strip fruit snack, shaped into circles on each frosted cupcake
4For her cupcakes, tint remaining frosting pink with food coloring. Frost remaining cupcakes with tinted frosting Use small amounts of frosting to sandwich two vanilla wafer cookies together.
5Repeat with remaining cookies. Frost cookie sandwich pink. Top each cupcake with cookie sandwich, placing slightly off center to form crown of hat.
6Decorate hats with fruit snacks and candies
Originally Posted: Fri, Jan 17, 2014