Fun Flyers

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 57 min
  • Prep: 42 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: Makes 36 Fun Flyers
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2 cups M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies (May substitute with 2 bags M&M'S® Brand Dark Peanut Chocolate Candies or 2 bags M&M'S® Brand Almond Chocolate Candies)

1 18.25-oz. box yellow cake mix

1 1/2 cups prepared vanilla frosting

Green and yellow food coloring

2 strands black licorice laces

3 12-cup mini cupcake pans

36 mini paper cupcake liners

Resealable plastic bag



  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 3 (12 cup) mini cupcake pans with paper liners.
  2. 2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions.
  3. 3. Divide batter evenly between prepared cupcake pans. Bake approximately 15 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven, transfer to wire rack and let cool completely.
  4. 4. Meanwhile, spoon 1/4 cup white frosting into resealable bag. Tint remaining frosting green and use to cover cupcakes.
  5. 5. Use photograph as decorating guide for cupcakes. Arrange four M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies as photo shows. Pipe white frosting body in center and use licorice for antennae.