Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Too cold to make a snowman outside? Gather the kids and create your own snowmen in the warmth of your kitchen!
Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.
Combine all cupcake ingredients in large bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed.
Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Place 3/4 cup butter into bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add powdered sugar and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add marshmallow crème; continue beating until well mixed. Frost 12 cupcakes. (The remaining 12 cupcakes can be eaten as is or frozen in a container with a tight-fitting lid for future use.)
Place coconut in shallow bowl, if desired. Roll edge of each frosted cupcake in coconut.
Create snowmen by using 1 marshmallow for head and 1 for body. Draw eyes and mouth on marshmallow head using black decorator gel. Poke hole into marshmallow for nose, using toothpick; insert small piece of gumdrop into hole. Draw buttons onro marshmallow body using black decorator gel. Cut 2 (2x1/2-inch) strips of fruit leather for scarf; make “V” shape notch in 1 end of each strip.
Assemble snowmen by placing small amount of frosting on top of marshmallow body; place ends of 2 scarf pieces onto frosting. Place small amount of frosting onto scarf pieces; place marshmallow head on top. Create hat using decorator candies or gumdrops; attach to head using small amount of frosting.
Insert 2 toothpicks into bottom end of body, pushing through into head and leaving enough toothpick ends to insert into cupcake. Place snowmen on cupcakes, securing with toothpicks.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
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