These are the cutest cupcakes you’ve ever seen! Easy Christmas Tree Cupcakes made with pretzels and a snowy coconut frosting! I made a bunch of these cute “trees” and too them over to my little cousins for them to decorate cupcakes and then stick the trees into them! They couldn’t get over how adorable they were. I made these with the help of my favorite cake mix… Pillsbury!
Here are a few step by step pics for how to make the trees! I gave a few tips in the recipe as well. Depending on how cold or warm your kitchen is the chocolate can harden quickly, so don’t plan on drizzling all the chocolate and then sprinkling. Sprinkle as you go! This is a great job for the kiddos to have! Plus, you can use all sorts of sprinkles to get the same effect. You don’t need anything fancy to make these trees, not even a piping tip!
I mixed some basic sprinkles and then added some light blue “pearls” to go with them. So fun!
I love baking with cake mixes! Adding some sour cream and milk into the recipe makes it even better and no one ever guesses they’re cake mix cupcakes. It’s my secret weapon and I swear by Pillsbury mixes!
I rolled my frosting in shredded coconut to give it a “snowy” look, but if your kids or your don’t like coconut then don’t fret! Just frost with any colored frosting and call it good! The trees are the star or the show anyway