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Owl Cupcakes ~ Hoot Hoot!

Last Christmas when I made snowman cupcakes I swore to myself that I would never do anything like that again. Those cupcakes were a total nightmare! As much as I love all of the darling cupcakes and treats that I see and that I desire to make I honestly do not have the patience for it. When I bake I am much like a tornado. I move quick and fast and I leave a huge mess!

It has been almost a year since I swore off trying to make cutsey difficult cupcakes so this time I picked something that looked much more doable! I found this idea on Pinterest. If you have not been on Pinterest you have to check it out but I will warn you that it is highly addicting.
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When I saw  these cute little owl cupcakes I decided that I would give them a try for Hadley’s pumpkin party. They looked really simple and I  felt pretty confident that I could pull them off without too much frustration.

I love the owl cupcakes, they were very easy to make. They are great for Fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving!

Owl Cupcakes

You Will Need
  • Your Favorite Cupcake Recipe
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • Package Regular Oreos (I used Newman’s Cream Filled Chocolate Cookie’s)
  • Brown M&M’s
  • Candy Corn
Instructions
Bake cupcakes according to directions. Let cool completely on a wire rack. While the cupcakes are baking and cooling, begin separating the Oreo cookies.

Tip: You can warm your Oreos in the microwave for 5-6 seconds and gently slid one cookie off. Different cookies will pull apart differently. The Newman’s brand came apart very easily and they did not need to be microwaved!
Assembly:
  • Assemble your eyes. Dab a bit of frosting on a brown M&M and place slightly off-centered on the white of the cookie.
  • Frost the cupcake
  • Place two of the Oreo eyes on the cupcake and place the candy corn beak on.
  • Using a toothpick, make “ears” for the owl.

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October 25, 2011 - 8:58 pm

becca - The cupcakes are simply Hoot-i-ful! And… um.. I LOVE that you are posting pictures of yourself.. your fans need to see how gorgeous you are. But you may pick up some followers simply based on your Hotness!!

October 25, 2011 - 9:17 pm

Aimee Pool - Becca Jane You are funny! I don’t think that I will be gaining any fans from these photos, I look like a total dork!
Love you!!

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