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The holiday season can be so busy. I know that I rarely have time to sit and wrap gifts, much less do baking from scratch! That’s where the inspiration for today’s treat comes from–the busy life. These Santa cupcakes are easy and absolutely adorable. Try them out today!


  • Cupcakes (shortcut-use a boxed mix and add a box of the same flavor instant pudding to enhance flavor and moistness)
  • White frosting
  • Mini-marshmallows
  • Chocolate chips
  • Cinnamon candies
  • Red sugar

Step 1:

Bake your cupcakes and let them cool.

Step 2:

Frost the cupcakes with white frosting.

Step 3:

Add red sugar to the top half of your cupcake.

Step 4:

Use marshmallows to make a half circle, lining the half of the cupcake not covered with red sprinkles.

Step 5:

Use two chocolate chips to make Santa’s eyes.

Step 6:

Use a red cinnamon candy to make Santa’s nose.