Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe
Cute, easy to make, festive cupcakes for the holidays!
Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
  • ½ Cup Butter, softened
  • 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • ⅓ Cup Half and half cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Reindeer Ingredients:
  • Mini Pretzels
  • Candy Eyes
  • Red or Brown M&M’s
  • Mini Nutter Butter Cookies
  1. In a large bowl sift together powdered sugar and cocoa powder.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Add in cream and vanilla and beat until combined.
  3. Slowly add in dry ingredients ½ cup at a time, mixing well in between each addition.
  4. Beat until well combined.
  5. Frost cooled cupcakes.
  6. Break apart a mini pretzel and using the longer outer edges, place them into your cupcake for the antlers.
  7. Place candy eyes below the antlers.
  8. Take your mini nutter butter cookies, and separate the cookie. Place one half onto your cupcake.
  9. Using a bit of frosting as glue, dab it onto the “M” side of your M&M and place it in the center of your cookie.
  10. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container.
Recipe by A Mom's Take at