My daughter’s teacher loves Owls….so now….. she loves owls too! 😉 For her birthday treat she wanted to take owl cupcakes to her class. I hit up Pinterest and Google and found a ton of labor intensive owl cupcakes that if I attempted to make they would have ended up on one of those Pinterest fail sites. SO we decided to design our own!
Bake your cupcakes and gather your supplies! You need: cupcakes, frosting, chocolate cookies, soft lifesaver rings, and M&M’s.
Frost the cupcake
Cut a chocolate cookie in half (I used these Chocolate Fudge Shoppe Cookies, but any chocolate cookie will do!)
Put cookie on the side of your cupcake as “wings”
Add gummy lifesavers for the “big part” of the eye.
Add an M&M for the “beak”.
Put a dab of frosting on two more M&Ms to make them stick to the “big eye”
STEP 7: REPEAT until done!
I found that I preferred the ones that ended up with brown M&M eyes:
My daughter liked the ones with bright green eyes the best!
It took us about 45 minutes to decorate 30 of these owl cupcakes. The time spent with just her was priceless, we laughed, we spilled, we dropped, we ate….it was perfect! The kids at school LOVED these and knew right away that they were owls!