HERSHEY'S KISSES Snowball Elf Cupcakes

Snowball Elf Cupcakes

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SKILL LEVEL : beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories0
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories0
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 to 2 cans ready to use white frosting or about 2-1/2 cups your favorite homemade frosting (12 oz. each)
  • 1 cup MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes , divided
  • 24 pale pink miniature marshmallows
  • 48 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Candies
  • 48 light green miniature marshmallows
  • Red and white striped paper straws or miniature peppermint sticks

Directions

    1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 48 small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper or foil baking cups.
    2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water. Batter will be thin. Divide batter evenly into prepared cups.
    3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool several minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
    4. Remove wrappers from candy cane candies and cut straws into 96 (1-inch) pieces; set aside.
    5. To make ears for the elf hats, cut one pink marshmallow on the diagonal and then cut in half again. (One marshmallow will make ears for two hats.) Press the two exposed sticky sides of one marshmallow piece against one side of the candy cane piece to form ear. Place another marshmallow piece on opposite side for second ear. Repeat until all "hats" have ears  attached.  
    6. To make shoes for each elf, cut one green marshmallow on the diagonal.  Press each half onto one end of straw section, curling ends slightly to form elf shoes.  Repeat until all "legs" have shoes
    7. Frost each cupcake with frosting; sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon coconut.  Add hat and legs to each cupcake to make snow-buried elf.  Makes about 48 cupcakes.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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