This recipe is from the Betty Crocker Creative Cupcakes 2009 Calendar.
makes 24 cupcakes
-creamy vanilla frosting
-green paste or gel food color
-48 green miniature vanilla wafer cookies
-48 red cinnamon candies
-1 tube (4.25 oz) red decorating icing
-large red gumdrops
1. Bake white cake as directed for muffin cups to make 24 cupcakes. Make creamy vanilla frosting; reserve 2 tablespoons white frosting. Tint remaining frosting with food color to make green; frost cupcakes.
2. For ears, place 2 cookies near top edge of each cupcake, inserting on end so they stand up. Attach 1 cinnamon candy to each cookie with reserved white frosting. Add dots of white frosting for nostrils.
3. For mouth, pipe on red icing. Slice gumdrops; add slice to each cupcake for tongue.