Muno Cupcakes

Muno Cupcakes

He may only have one eye but there is nothing missing in his tasty cupcakes. Taffy, licorice and frosting are just some of the ingredients in these rockin' desserts.

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Muno Cupcakes
Party Snacks
Try this recipe at your child's next party. Double the ingredients or divide them in half, depending on the size of your celebration.
Allergy Alert
This recipe contains one or more of the following common food allergens: dairy, nuts, soy, wheat, or eggs.
More for Parents
This recipe is best suited for parents to make on their own or with minimal help from kids.

Servings: 12

Prep Time: 1 hr. 30 min.

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Ingredients

  • 12 strips red taffy, (Air Heads)
  • 1 black licorice twist, (Twizzlers)
  • 1 can (16 oz.) vanilla frosting
  • 60 red hots or red candy coated chocolates, (mini M&M's)
  • 12 brown candy-coated mini-round chocolates, (mini M&M's)
  • Basic Vanilla Cupcakes

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Before you start to decorate, make a batch of Basic Vanilla Cupcakes.

  2. Step 2

    Cut each piece of red fruit taffy in half crosswise. Heat each piece in the microwave for no more than 3 seconds to soften slightly. Roll out the taffy on a clean work surface into a 1 1/2- by 2 1/2-inch rectangle. Round one short end with clean scissors to make Muno's head. Cut the black licorice into twelve 1-inch strips for the mouth.

  3. Step 3

    Spoon 1/3 cup vanilla frosting into a small resealable bag. Spread the remaining frosting on top of the cupcakes and make smooth. Place the red taffy on top of the cupcakes. Add five red candies around head. Snip a small corner from the bag with the vanilla frosting and pipe a 3/4-inch circle on the top center. Add the brown candy as the pupil. Add the black licorice as the mouth and pipe a few white teeth with the frosting.

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 355
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 133mg
  • Total Carbs: 61g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 46g
  • Protein: 2g
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