21 Extremely Festive & Delicious Christmas Cupcake Recipes

Festive Recipes

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Festive Recipes

These Holidays you may want to put your mark on a dessert table with these very festive Christmas themed cupcakes. I don’t know about you but I find decorating cupcakes much less intimidating than decorating a cake. Here are 21 cupcakes you can create to celebrate the season.

1. Christmas Lights Cupcakes

stunningcollection.blogspot.com

M&M’s work as the colored lightbulbs in these cupcakes, how easy!

 2. Santa Hat Cupcake

midgetmomma.com

Simple and very eye catching.


3. Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

morethanamomofthree.com

Make the bows using red fruit leather strips.

4. Holiday ornament Cupcakes


bettycrocker.com

This could easily be a cooking activity to do with kids.

5.Santa Claus Cupcakes

lajollamom.com

I love the idea of using shredded coconut for the beard, genius!

6. North Pole Cupcakes

simpleethrifty.com

Red Velvet cupcakes would also work well for this.

7. Ginger Bread Man Cupcakes

cookingclassy.com

A cookie AND a cupcake? What a double winner!

8. Reindeer Cupcake

onelittleproject.com

These look super easy to make.

9. Melting Snowman Cookies

littlesunnykitchen.com

These are just adorable and most of the decoration comes from pre-made marshmallows.


10. Poinsettia Cupcakes

todayscreativemom.com

What a festive decoration to add to any table.

11. Grinch Cupcakes

makebakecelebrate.com

For the fans of this lovable non-hero.

12.Polar Bear Cupcake

hungryhappenings.com

If you are looking for more of a neutral winter theme cupcake, this might be a consideration.

13. Christmas Tree Cupcake

myjoyfilledlife.com

How cute are these? These days there are lots of cookie sprinkles you can use to decorate, besides M&Ms.

14. Peppermint Cupcake

amongtheyoung.com

I love the simple yet elegant look of these cupcakes.

15. Mickey Mouse Santa Hat Cupcakes

twosisterscrafting.com

Disney Fans will love this version of the Santa Hat cupcake. Mini oreos work as Mickey’s ears.

16. DIY Apple Jar

onelittleproject.com

No special skills or tools needed to decorate these cupcakes.

17. Hot Cocoa Cupcake

momtastic.com

To these up there’s marshmallow cream on the frosting for these cupcakes.

18. Snowflake Cupcake

thriftyjinxy.com

This recipe includes the template so you can make the snowflake topper.

19. Chocolate Reindeer Cupcakes

hungryhappenings.com

Chocolate lovers will love these!


20. Elf Legs Cupcakes

diyinspired.com

Making these elf legs takes mostly getting the striped paper straws which you can easily find these days.

21. Penguin Cupcakes

valeventgal.com

How adorable are these Penguins? And another alternative for a Winter theme cupcake.


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