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Festive Christmas Cupcakes That Are Almost Too Cute to Eat!

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Christmas is coming and what better way to celebrate this festive time of year than with some adorable cupcakes! You are going to love sharing these cute and delicious cupcakes this year with friends and family!

1. Festive Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Platter of Christmas cupcakes.
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

These delicious spiced cupcakes are decorated to look like adorable little Christmas trees. These flavorful cupcakes are so cute, and they are perfect for serving or gifting this holiday season! They are easy to make and sure to be a standout on your holiday dessert table. 

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2. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

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If you love chocolate you absolutely have to make a batch of these moist and delicious hot chocolate cupcakes with hot chocolate frosting. These rich chocolate cupcakes aren’t hard to make and they taste just like a mug of warm hot chocolate. 

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3. Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Wondermom Wannabe.

These peppermint mocha cupcakes are the perfect sweet treat for the holiday season. Rich chocolate and peppermint flavor in a moist cupcake with a delicious homemade frosting. These cute little cupcakes are sure to be a favorite with your friends and family this holiday season. 

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4. Reindeer Cupcakes

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If you are looking for some adorable treats for your holiday celebrations this year, you have to make a batch of these reindeer cupcakes. They are so cute and they are easy to make and delicious too! Leave some out for Santa, but make sure to get a couple for yourself!

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5. Santa Cupcakes

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These Santa cupcakes are really cute and they aren’t hard to make at all. Don’t buy store-bought cupcakes for your holiday parties when you can easily whip up and decorate these delicious cupcakes at home! These cupcakes are sure to be a hit on your holiday dessert table! 

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6. Strawberry Filled Cupcakes

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You are going to love these strawberry filled cupcakes! They look adorable and they taste amazing. Beneath the homemade buttercream frosting you will find a delicious, juicy, fresh strawberry that pairs perfectly with the flavors of chocolate and buttercream!

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7. Polar Bear Cupcakes

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These soft, fluffy vanilla cupcakes taste amazing and they are topped with a creamy vanilla frosting and decorated to look like polar bears. These cute cupcakes will look adorable at your holiday gatherings and your guests will never believe that they are homemade!

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8. Snow Globe Cupcakes

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This is the cutest idea for festive cupcakes ever! Use gelatin to make bubbles to fit over your cupcakes for a snow globe effect. While these look like a labor of love, they are surprisingly easy to make.

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9. Reindeer Face Cupcakes

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These cupcakes look amazing, but they’re actually super easy to decorate! You’ll want to save one for Santa – they’re the cutest little reindeer faced treats!

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10. Christmas Tree Cupcakes

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While these cupcakes are completely stunning, they are also so easy to make. Candy melts and pocky form a festive Christmas tree to top chocolate cupcakes with buttercream frosting for a treat that everyone will love.

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11. Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

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With a few simple decorations, these delectable cupcakes not only taste like hot cocoa, but they also look like a cup of cocoa. This seasonal sweet treat is sure to be a hit with everyone.

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12. Snowman Cupcakes

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Transform boxed cake mix into a cupcake worth melting for! You don’t need any special skills to make these, and they can be decorated in minutes!

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13. Grinch Cupcakes

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Make a batch of these easy Grinch cupcakes to enjoy during your annual watch party with the family or take them along to an event. You will appreciate how easily the red heart topper can be made, saving you from having to buy any extra decorations!

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14. Gingerbread Cupcakes

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Gingerbread cupcakes topped with maple cream cheese frosting are the ultimate Christmas dessert. Top them with a cute cookie to give your loved ones the best of both dessert worlds with cake and cookies!

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15. Santa’s Belly Cupcakes

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This recipe uses vanilla cake and vanilla buttercream in a variety of colors to make these cute Santa themed cupcakes. They are so easy to decorate that anyone can recreate them at home.

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16. Melting Snowman Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Crayons and Cravings.

Make these cupcakes with marshmallows and boxed cake mix for a wonderful winter inspired treat. Serve them for Christmas, or anytime you need a cute sweet snack to share.

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