Punxsutawney Phil Cupcake

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Halve 6 of the brown M&M’s. Put a dab of the frosting on the cut side of each piece and place 2 pieces at the top of each cookie, between the layers, to form the ears.Put a small dab of the frosting on the back of each candy button and place 2 buttons ½ inch from the top of each cookie to form the eyes.Halve the red M&M’s. Put a small dab of the frosting on the cut side of each piece and place 1 piece just below the eyes to form the nose.Put a small dab of the frosting on each remaining brown M&M’s and place 2 pieces below the nose to form the cheeks. Halve the licorice candies. Put a small dab of the frosting on each piece and place 1 piece below the cheeks to form the tooth.Frost the cupcakes. Cut the sour tape candy into 12 1-inch lengths. Using scissors or a paring knife, cut small slits a quarter of the way down each length to form the grass.Using a paring knife, cut a large slit (¾ inch deep) in the top of each cupcake. Insert the groundhog into the slit and place 2 lengths of grass in the frosting. Sprinkle each cupcake with the sugar.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 cup chocolate frosting
  2. Check 6 Nutter Butter cookies
  3. Check 12 blue candy buttons
  4. Check 3 red M&M’s
  5. Check 3 white coated licorice candies
  6. Check 6 chocolate cupcakes
  7. Check 12 inches green sour tape
  8. Check 1 teaspoon green sanding sugar

Directions

  1. Halve 6 of the brown M&M’s. Put a dab of the frosting on the cut side of each piece and place 2 pieces at the top of each cookie, between the layers, to form the ears.
  2. Put a small dab of the frosting on the back of each candy button and place 2 buttons ½ inch from the top of each cookie to form the eyes.
  3. Halve the red M&M’s. Put a small dab of the frosting on the cut side of each piece and place 1 piece just below the eyes to form the nose.
  4. Put a small dab of the frosting on each remaining brown M&M’s and place 2 pieces below the nose to form the cheeks. Halve the licorice candies. Put a small dab of the frosting on each piece and place 1 piece below the cheeks to form the tooth.
  5. Frost the cupcakes. Cut the sour tape candy into 12 1-inch lengths. Using scissors or a paring knife, cut small slits a quarter of the way down each length to form the grass.
  6. Using a paring knife, cut a large slit (¾ inch deep) in the top of each cupcake. Insert the groundhog into the slit and place 2 lengths of grass in the frosting. Sprinkle each cupcake with the sugar.