1 box white cake mix
water, vegetable oil, and egg whites called for the cake mix box
2 containers rich and creamy white frosting
green paste or gel good color
48 green miniature vanilla wafer cookies
48 red cinnamon candies
Betty crocker red decorationg icing (from 4.25oz tube)
Larger Red Gumdrops
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place paper baking cups in each of 24 regular size muffin cups. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes using water, oil and egg whites. Cook in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooking rack. Cool Completely about 30 minutes.
2. Reserve 3 tablespoon frosting. Tint remainging frosting with food coloring to make green; frost cupcakes
3. For eyes, 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
4. For mouth, pipe on red icing. Slice gumdrops; add slice to each cupcake for toungue
This is a great recipe for today Earth Day!