These North Pole Cupcakes are a fun Christmas treat. I served them at an annual Polar Express party that we go to every year.
Every year, my girlfriends and I host fun, themed holiday parties to get our kids in the Christmas spirit. I host the Elf on the Shelf party and my friend, Jill, hosts a Polar Express party. The kids always have a blast.
We also had all kinds of Polar Express themed treats, like train-shaped pizza, hot chocolate (of course!), cotton candy snow balls and these cute North Pole Cupcakes that I made.
These cupcakes were so easy to put together and turned out super cute! Dontcha think?!? They would be perfect to send to school or the office for a holiday party. You can even cheat and use store bought cupcakes…I won’t tell!
I also love to make these easy Christmas Tree Cupcakes, too!
North Pole Cupcakes
- 12 cupcakes with white frosting
- Clear sanding sugar
- 12 candy canes
- 12 M red &Ms
- Red and white craft paper for signs
- Extra frosting to use as "glue"
- Cover the frosting with a thin layer of sanding sugar.
- Break off 4-5 inches of the bottom of the candy cane.
- Insert the broken end of the candy cane into the cupcake so that 4 inches is sticking out of the cupcake.
- Place a small amount of frosting on each M&M and stick it to the end of the candy cane
- To make "North Pole" signs, cut small rectangles from red craft paper.
- Cut slightly smaller rectangles from white craft paper.
- Affix white paper to red paper using non-toxic glue (I used an Elmer's glue stick).
- Write "North Pole" using a permanent red marker.
- Affix North Pole sign to candy cane using a small amount of frosting.
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