French Snowman Cupcakes

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By The Paula Deen Test Kitchen

You don’t have to add a candy kiss beret to make him French, but we just had to. The fun with these snowman cupcakes is decorating them however you like. The kitchen crew gathered various candy, put on some Christmas music and had a ball.

Since no two snowmen are alike or perfect, this is a wonderful baking project to do with the kids…everyone can express their creativity. This holiday season, or anytime you want a little winter wonderland in your belly, gather any fun candy decorations you have around the house and have a snow ball!

French Snowman Cupcakes
Yields: 12 cupcakes

Ingredients:
12 prepared cupcakes from one white cake mix
2 cans prepared white frosting
12 large marshmallows
2 cups coconut
candy for decorating:
Hershey kisses for a beret
candy corn for a carrot nose
mini chocolate chips for eyes and buttons
fruit strips, cut in two for a colorful scarf

Directions:
Frost cupcakes with a rounded mound of the frosting.  Place the coconut in a bowl and dip the frosted cupcakes in the coconut.  Place dipped cupcakes on a baking sheet and put tray in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.  Remove from the refrigerator and using the remaining frosting as glue for the snowman’s clothing, eyes and nose. Place in the refrigerator when finished.  Have fun! Use whatever candy you like.  Make it your own. 

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes including cooling time for cupcakes
Difficulty: Easy

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Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm

Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
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