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Caterpillar Cupcakes

Caterpillar Cupcakes

15 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
Kids will love these fuzzy, green Caterpillar Cupcakes from My Food and Family. Try making our Caterpillar Cupcakes recipe which includes two crawling rows of cupcakes coated with tinted coconut, decorated to resemble whimsical caterpillars.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
green food coloring
24 baked cupcakes, cooled
1 pkg. (1 lb. 4 oz.) vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, finely crushed
1/2 cup candy-coated licorice pieces
1/2 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces
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Let's Make It
1
Tint coconut with food coloring. Remove paper from cupcakes; frost tops and sides of cupcakes with whipped topping. Sprinkle coconut evenly over whipped topping; press gently into whipped topping to secure.
2
Spread cookie crumbs evenly onto 2 large serving platters to resemble dirt. Arrange 12 cupcakes on each platter to resemble caterpillar.
3
Decorate cupcakes with remaining ingredients as desired.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
How to Tint Coconut
Place coconut in large plastic bag. Add about 9 drops food coloring; close bag. Squeeze coconut in bag until color is evenly distributed.
Nutrition
Calories
310
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
17%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 340mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 46g
17%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 29g
58%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 2 caterpillar cakes (12 cupcakes each) or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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