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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cookie Monster Cupcakes


C is for cookie that's good enough for me.

Does anyone else remember that campaign awhile back where Cookie Monster was going to have to eat only vegetables from now on?  I really hope that idea fell by the wayside.  I'm all about teaching kids healthy eating habits, but in my opinion teaching that desserts are an off-limits "no-no" at all times just makes everyone want to eat even more of them.

I'm thinking we should teach instead, moderation.  Or put our efforts into campaigning against a much creepier mascot, like Ronald McDonald or something.

Someone get on that and I'll be on board immediately.

Anywho, Father's Day is tomorrow!  These would be a totally awesome thing to whip up for whoever the special man in your life may be.


They are some of the easiest specialty cupcakes I have done yet, but they still have that wow factor to make them perfect gift material.

For my dad, I'm thinking brunch tomorrow and maybe cookies.  It's all up in the air though, I love creating surprises :)




Cookie Monster Cupcakes
Servings: 12

Ingredients:
12 cupcakes of any flavor baked in paper liners
1 cup (or can) of vanilla icing tinted blue (white some white reserved)
24 white candy melts
24 brown m&ms
12 mini chocolate chip cookies

Directions:
Bake cupcakes and allow to cool completely.  Cut slit in each cupcake and insert 1 mini cookie in each.  Using a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip, pipe irregular looking "fur" all over the cupcakes.  Place two candy melts on each cupcake for eyes.  Dab a tiny bit of white icing on each m&m and place on each candy melt to finish eyes.  Serve and enjoy!

Recipe seen on various different blogs.



2 comments:

  1. Your creations are brilliant.

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  2. Hi, I work for Good Morning America and we are doing a story about Pinterest recipes. We see a lot of people are trying out your recipe for Cookie Monster cupcakes and we would like to use the photos on our show tomorrow. Please let me know if we have your permission at my email below. Also if you have any questions please feel free to ask.

    shaun.m.francis@abc.com

    Thanks so much,
    Shaun Francis

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