Peeps Easter Basket Cupcakes

Easter Basket Cupcakes are a creative and simple way to turn traditional cupcakes into Easter Masterpieces. These treats are made even more special with the addition of Peeps. Peeps make everything Easter extra special. Get the little hands involved to make these cool, creative, and tasty Peeps Easter Basket Cupcakes at home.

This recipe can be made using any flavor of your favorite cupcake recipe. I’m recommending this Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe perfect for anyone with gluten allergies. Recommended buttercream recipe

Peeps Easter Basket Cupcakes


12 cupcakes from your favorite recipe or box mix

2 to 3 cups frosting

6 Twizzlers Rainbow Twists Licorice Candy

12 Peeps Marshmallow Bunnies

Green sugar sprinkles

1 to 2 cups jelly beans

You will also need:

Large open star tip (Wilton 1M Open Star Piping Tip)

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Piping bag

  1. Pipe a single layer of frosting over the cupcake. Sprinkle with decorative sugar.
  2. Cut each Twizzler in half. Create the handle of the Easter basket by pressing the ends of the Twizzler into the cupcake with one end on each side.
  3. Press a Peeps Marshmallow Bunny into each cupcake in front of the Twizzler. Add jelly beans around the bunny.

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