Are you an owl fan? These crazy easy owl cupcakes are as simple as they are yummy! Cookies, chocolate, cream — oh my! Yes, these cupcakes are perfect for any owl fan in your house!
There’s something about those big, adorable eyes on these cutesy cupcakes. They’re almost too cute to eat — almost!
Oooh! And you know all those jelly beans you have left over from your spring celebrations? Mmm-hmm…you can use them in this cutie pie recipe! Still have some leftover after you whip up these cupcakes? Then, create these cutesy flower cupcakes with even MORE jelly beans! Psst! Make sure you only use my favorite kind of jelly bean…all others? They can just be tossed, recycled and never eaten again. In fact, glue them to a box, paint them and call it DIY Pinterest, super-cute art. Some things are better for decorating than eating. Just sayin’!
Don’t you love surprising your kids with something a little extra special? Sure, I go the easy route many times and grab popsicles, cookies and other treats form the store. But those days when I serve them homemade popsicles, homemade cookies and yes, homemade cupcakes are the moments they remember most!
To this day my kids talk about unique, kid-approved recipes. You know — the character cakes, castle cakes, heart-shaped rice krispie treats or S’mores made from buttery crackers. Those are the recipes that tie a sweet, warm and fuzzy memory to it.
Sure, my hands are stained with food coloring and I had to sacrifice an additional hour of chatting with a friend on Facebook — but it was well worth the time and energy I put into creating a yummy memory for a special kiddo.
Maybe I’m a little overboard in the nostalgia area, but I don’t want my kids growing up saying, “I never had homemade rice krispy treats, cookies or owl cupcakes!” Hopefully, they’ll remember that mommy wasn’t super woman, but she did what she could — even if her first batch of cupcakes totally caved in the middle! Even if her rice krispie treats were a little too marshmallowy — because mom always loved that marshmallow goodness!
Oh, and if you want some perfectly perfect baking form a cake mix tips — check out these bakery secrets that help you create an out-of-this world cake — from a cake mix! And if you’re in a HUGE baking mood, go ahead and make a batch of cookies from a cake mix too! Those are so easy my six-year-old can make them!
So, go ahead. Add some not-so-traditional cupcakes to your child’s day and surprise him or her with these oh-so-adorable, crazy easy owl cupcakes that will make almost anyone smile — including my husband! Yeah, they’re that cute!
Want to take this cupcake recipe to super-mom level? Add a fun craft to your owl-filled day with these owl ornaments made form CDs! They’re a cinch to make!
Now, go preheat that oven!