Cupcake Toppers in 10 Minutes or Less

These cute decorations are a quick way to dress up your favorite cupcake recipe just in time for the holidays.
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When it comes to the holidays, everyone tends to let loose a bit and go for the extra cupcake, so why not make them as memorable as you can? These simple cupcake toppers can be made in less than 10 minutes and are perfect for turning a homemade or store-bought cupcake into a dessert centerpiece. Snow might not always fall on Christmas Day, but with these North Pole- inspired mini cupcakes, you’ll create a winter wonderland regardless. They also make for a cute kids’ table centerpiece. These mint-green cupcakes give a nod to the trusty holiday tree without the tangled lights and woes of taking down all of the ornaments when the holidays are over. All you need to make them glow are a star topper and pearl sprinkles! The kids will have a ball helping you make these snowman cupcake toppers out of marshmallows and powdered sugar. It’s also a great hands-on craft for keeping little ones busy at the party. For a simple topper with a more sophisticated look, these cranberry- and mint- topped cupcakes are easy enough to whip up for unexpected guests or early arrivals, plus they pair great with cranberry- and mint-inspired cocktails. Get More Cupcake Topper Ideas

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