In our December/January 2010 issue, GL's editors spilled their favorite holiday crafts, recipes and DIY gifts. This year, we're bringing them back, just in time for the holidays!
Here's online editor Jiae's recipe for adorable snowman cupcakes. Yum!
Pre-made or homemade cupcakes
Rice Krispie balls (in two diff sizes)
Blue, red and yellow food coloring
Twizzlers (the stringy kind)
Brown candy confetti sprinkles
2 Frosting cones or parchment paper
Snowmen: Take one small and one big Rice Krispie* ball and stick
together with a toothpick (or glue together with icing). Cover body in
white frosting. Roll frosted snowmen in coconut flakes. Lay snowmen down
and use one frosting cone* filled with icing to glue eyes, mouth and
buttons with candy confetti sprinkles. Take a teaspoon of white icing
and add a drop of yellow and red food coloring to make orange. Place the
orange icing in the second frosting cone. Squeeze a little nose on the
face and pull up to make a tip. Lay completely flat till dry. Pull apart
strips of Twizzler and wrap or tie around the snowmen’s neck to make a
Cupcakes: Add a couple drops of blue food coloring to make frosting
blue. Ice cool downed cupcakes. Sprinkle a layer of coconut flakes.
Plop snowman on top.
*Instructions for making Rice Krispie treats are on the cereal box. Once
made, cover your palms with butter and roll into two diff sized small
*Roll a triangular piece of parchment paper into a cone to make a frosting cone.
BY JIAE K. ON 12/14/2010 7:00:00 AM
POSTED IN sweet treats, cupcake, winter holiday recipes