Reindeer Chocolate Cupcakes


October 24, 2019 By:
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Prep:
45 Minutes
Cook:
25 Minutes
Serves:
Makes 24 Cupcakes.
These red-nosed reindeer cupcakes are the perfect way to bring a little holiday fun to your desserts. Visit Food Lion today and get some tips on decorating your chocolate cupcakes!

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. After baking cupcakes from the boxed cake mix, allow to cool.
    After baking cupcakes from the boxed cake mix, allow to cool.
  2. Once your cupcakes have cooled, pipe frosting on each one.
    Once your cupcakes have cooled, pipe frosting on each one.
  3. Score each pretzel down the center with a knife.
    Score each pretzel down the center with a knife.
  4. Carefully snap each pretzel in half with your fingers.
    Carefully snap each pretzel in half with your fingers.
  5. Trim each pretzel to create a distinct antler shape.
    Trim each pretzel to create a distinct antler shape.
  6. Assemble your decorating ingredients and supplies.
    Assemble your decorating ingredients and supplies.
  7. Use a toothpick to apply a small amount of frosting to the back of each candy eye.
    Use a toothpick to apply a small amount of frosting to the back of each candy eye.
  8. Attach a pair of candy eyes to each candy bar.
    Attach a pair of candy eyes to each candy bar.
  9. Use a toothpick to apply a small amount of frosting to the back of each red cinnamon candy.
    Use a toothpick to apply a small amount of frosting to the back of each red cinnamon candy.
  10. Attach a candy nose to each candy bar.
    Attach a candy nose to each candy bar.
  11. Place a reindeer head on each cupcake. Press firmly into the frosting.
    Place a reindeer head on each cupcake. Press firmly into the frosting.
  12. Insert a pair of pretzel antlers into the frosting right behind and above the candy bar.
    Insert a pair of pretzel antlers into the frosting right behind and above the candy bar.
  13. Add red and green sprinkles.
    Add red and green sprinkles.
  14. Add more sprinkles (use a toothpick to position them, if needed).
    Add more sprinkles (use a toothpick to position them, if needed).