[alert type=”info”] Prep: 1 hour Yield: 24 Servings [/alert]
[li]1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting[/li]
[li]Cupcakes of your choice[/li]
[li]Green, white and red Air Heads candies[/li]
Frost cupcakes and sprinkle with jimmies. If necessary, microwave candies on high for 3- to 5-second intervals to soften. Form green candies into champagne bottles. Cut squares from white candies to form labels; press gently onto bottles to attach. Brush bottle tops with pearl dust.
Shape white candy into champagne flutes. Cut thin strips of red candies; twist to form streamers. Decorate cupcakes with bottles, champagne flutes and streamers as desired. Store in an airtight container. Yield: varies.
Originally published as New Year’s Eve Cupcakes in Taste of Home’s Cupcake of the Week Newsletter , p12/28/2009