I had seen these on Pinterest and thought that they were adorable . . . Bronwyn's birthday was coming up so I asked her if she wanted them to bring to school . . .she agreed and I happily made them! Adorable, fun, and easy. Where can we go wrong there?!
Circus Animal Cookie Cupcakes
Yield: 20-24 cupcakes
1 package funfetti cake mix
1 cup broken up frosted animal cookies
1 cube butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
Red food coloring
Prepare the cake mix according to directions on box. Fold in cookie pieces and bake according to package directions.
Beat frosting until smooth and fluffy. Add in vanilla. Add powdered sugar and milk as needed to make the right consistency. Frost half of cupcakes. Add sprinkles immediately. Mix in a few drops of food coloring to frosting and frost the rest of the cupcakes. Embellish with frosted animal cookies.
Hope everyone has a wonderful day!