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Best Friend Cupcakes

Total Time

Prep: 20 Min.


2 dozen

These adorable little pups are double the fun when served with edible "Scooby-Snacks" graham crackers that look like real dog treats. Kids will get a kick out of the presentation. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Best Friend Cupcakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Tan or yellow food coloring
  • 24 cupcakes of your choice
  • Milano cookies
  • Milk chocolate candy coating disks
  • Yellow and brown M&M's
  • 1 tube (4-1/4 ounces) black decorating icing


  1. Tint frosting light tan. Generously frost cupcakes, mounding slightly off-center for the nose. Add cookies for ears.
  2. Add a candy coating disk and a yellow M&M for eyes; use a brown M&M for the nose. Pipe a dot of icing as a pupil. Pipe a mouth.

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