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25+ Christmas Cupcakes: Christmas Cupcake Recipes

Cupcakes are one of my favorite desserts. They are easy to make and are a perfect size. These Christmas Cupcake Recipes are so much fun to make this holiday season, as they are delicious and look absolutely amazing.

25+ Christmas Cupcake Recipes To Make This Christmas

We’ve rounded up 25+ creative Christmas cupcake you can try this year.

To view the full instructions for any of these Christmas cupcakes, please follow the link below the picture.

1. Gingerbread Cupcakes With Caramel Molasses Cream Cheese Icing

These Gingerbread Cupcakes are some of my moistest cupcakes and they are topped with my new favorite icing.

The cupcake is light and fluffy and the icing is a mix of some awesome flavors – caramel, molasses, and cream cheese! Yum!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Gingerbread Cupcakes With Caramel Molasses Cream Cheese Icing

From: lifeloveandsugar.com

2. Mini Polar Bear Cupcakes

Now, I love these. They’d be super cute served at a winter wonderland party.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Mini Polar Bear Cupcakes

From: bakerella.com

3. Andes Mint Cupcakes

Andes Mint Cupcakes are the best homemade chocolate cupcakes topped with thick and creamy mint frosting.

These cupcakes taste just like the Andes mint candy!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Andes Mint Cupcakes

From: bakedbyanintrovert.com

4. Mickey Mouse Santa Hat Cupcakes

These cupcakes are super simple to make and you can use chocolate cake mix!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Mickey Mouse Santa Hat Cupcakes

From: twosisterscrafting.com

5. North Pole Cupcakes

These North Pole Cupcakes are simple and easy Christmas cupcakes that are so festive!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: North Pole Cupcakes

From: the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

6. Chocolate Candy Cane Cupcakes

Moist chocolate candy cane cupcakes with striped peppermint buttercream frosting.

A festive dessert for Christmas and all winter long!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Chocolate Candy Cane Cupcakes

From: bakedbyrachel.com

7. Funky Father Christmas Cupcakes

I really do hope you like these Father Christmas cupcakes and enjoy decorating these cupcakes for the kids, with the kids or for an upcoming Christmas party.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Funky Father Christmas Cupcakes

From: theinspirationedit.com

8. Snowflake Cupcakes

These are Chocolate cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese frosting, made extra special with some royal icing snowflakes.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Snowflake Cupcakes

From: glorioustreats.com

9. Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Rich, moist chocolate cupcakes topped with easy to make and quite festive Christmas trees made from ice cream cones, some buttercream and a dusting of powdered sugar for snow!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Christmas Tree Cupcakes

From: preppykitchen.com

10. Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

Christmas Wreath Cupcakes are a sweet treat everyone will love this merry season.

They’re a festive addition to any holiday party and make a great edible gift.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

From: onionringsandthings.com

11. Christmas Light Cupcakes

This Christmas cupcake idea is relatively quick and (thanks to that store-bought cake mix) easy.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Christmas Light Cupcakes

From: freebiefindingmom.com

12. Adorable Rudolph the Reindeer Cupcakes

These reindeer cupcakes are just adorable for Christmas.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Adorable Rudolph the Reindeer Cupcakes

From: craftymorning.com

13. Christmas Swirl Cupcakes

These cupcakes use delicious buttercream frosting dyed different colors to create a beautiful swirl.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Christmas Swirl Cupcakes

From: twosisterscrafting.com

14. Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

It’s hard to beat a great cup of hot cocoa, and it’s hard to beat a great cupcake. But combining the two is pure heaven.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

From: momtastic.com

15. Reindeer Cupcakes

These CUTE and easy Reindeer Cupcakes are so simple and fun for the holidays!

We’re combining mini candy bars, sprinkles, and pretzels into the most adorable reindeer candy bar cupcake toppers.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Reindeer Cupcakes

From: mycakeschool.com

16. Chocolate Christmas Tree Cupcakes

These cupcakes have edible cupcake toppers made with pretzels, candy melts and your choice of sprinkles.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Chocolate Christmas Tree Cupcakes

From: justataste.com

17. Santa Hat Cupcakes

Here is another fun Christmas Cupcake decorating idea!

These Santa Hat Cupcakes really easy to pull off, even with minimal piping skills making them a great option for just about anyone!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Santa Hat Cupcakes

From: frugalmomeh.com

18. Sweet Snowman Cupcakes

The heads of these snowmen consist of powered donuts rolled in icing sugar.

The hats are made of waffle cones.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Sweet Snowman Cupcakes

From: bakerella.com

19. Christmas Cupcake Wreath

This Christmas wreath is made with cupcakes!

This is a pull-apart cake made with lots of yummy cupcakes.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Christmas Cupcake Wreath

From: thecakeblog.com

20. Grinch Who Stole Christmas Cupcakes

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Cupcakes, complete with a heart inside. They say his heart grew three sizes that day.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Grinch Who Stole Christmas Cupcakes

From: bakedbree.com

21. Snow Angel Cupcakes

Angel food cake is one of my all time favorites. It’s light and sweet and totally unexpected around the holidays.

The greatest thing about these cupcakes? They look impressive but they could not be easier to make.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Snow Angel Cupcakes

From: thecakeblog.com

22. Eggnog Cupcakes

With an eggnog cake and eggnog frosting, Eggnog Cupcakes is one Christmas cupcake recipe that is tasty all over – yet not too strong and overwhelming.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Eggnog Cupcakes

From: myorganizedchaos.net

23. Snow Globe Cupcakes With Gelatin Bubbles

These gorgeous Snow Globe Cupcakes are topped with edible gelatin bubbles.

That’s right–you can eat both the cupcakes AND the globe! They look so amazing and impressive, and are perfect for the holidays!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Snow Globe Cupcakes With Gelatin Bubbles

From: sugarhero.com

24. Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes are so festive and they are packed with that irresistible gingerbread flavor!

Plus, when you pair the flavor of gingerbread with a decadent cream cheese frosting you know good things are bound to happen.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

From: cookingclassy.com

25. The Best Red Velvet Cupcakes

The BEST Red Velvet Cupcakes are a light cake with a beautiful red color and a slight chocolate flavor with a little tang from the buttermilk.

They are perfectly moist and topped with cream cheese frosting.

You will agree that these are the best!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: The Best Red Velvet Cupcakes

From: therecipecritic.com

26. Winter Snowman

Baking with kids can be such fun and making fun and cute Christmas party food buns can be a great activity to get the kids baking, having fun and enjoying the winter season.

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Winter Snowman

From: theinspirationedit.com

27. Candy Cane Oreo Cupcakes

These Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Cupcakes are the perfect combination of cookies and Christmas!

Let’s be honest, Oreos go with just about anything but adding the candy cane crunch is just what Santa wants for Christmas!

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Candy Cane Oreo Cupcakes

From: yourcupofcake.com

28. Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Cupcakes

Supremely moist and decadent chocolate cupcakes topped with peppermint mocha frosting, a drizzle of chocolate ganache, and crushed candy canes.

Can you think of a sweeter way to kick off the holiday season?

28 Christmas Cupcakes: Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Cupcakes

From: bakerbynature.com

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