Back to School Apple-Shaped Cupcakes

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These easy-to-make apple cupcakes are a fun back to school treat that the kids and teachers will enjoy on the first day of school.

These easy-to-make apple cupcakes are a fun back to school treat that the kids and teachers will enjoy on the first day of school.

It is important to note that while these cupcakes look like apples, they don’t taste like apples. If you are looking for actual apple-flavored cupcakes try our apple pie filled cupcake recipe instead.

Back to School Apple Cupcakes

It seems like summer just began, yet somehow back to school season is already upon us.

Some kids are always excited to get back to school, but others… well, not so much. Who knows… maybe whipping up a batch of these cute apple cupcakes will help to get the kids in the back to school spirit.

Either way, one thing that the kids are sure to love are these adorable apple-shaped cupcakes.

These apple cupcakes will make a fun back to school treat for the kids and the teachers on the first day of school.

So grab the little ones, head into the kitchen, and whip up a batch.

These easy-to-make apple cupcakes are a fun back to school treat that the kids and teachers will enjoy on the first day of school.

They are super simple to make, and the kids will love to help sticking the pretzels and green candies on top.

These easy-to-make apple cupcakes are a fun back to school treat that the kids and teachers will enjoy on the first day of school.

The whole family will love these fun back to school cupcakes.

Or, you can opt to send a tray of these bad boys in for the whole class to enjoy on the first day of school. That would basically make you the coolest mom ever. 🙂

Teacher Appreciation Day Cupcakes

These apple cupcakes can double as teacher appreciation day cupcakes too. A tray of these fun apple-shaped cupcakes in the teacher’s lounge is sure to make every teacher’s day a little bit brighter!

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These easy-to-make apple cupcakes are a fun back to school treat that the kids and teachers will enjoy on the first day of school.
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5 from 6 votes

Apple Cupcakes for Back to School

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Apple cupcakes are an easy-to-make back to school treat perfect for the first day of school.

Ingredients
 

  • 15.25 ounce red velvet cake mix + ingredients called for on box
  • 16 ounces white frosting
  • red sugar sprinkles
  • 24 pretzel sticks
  • 24 Mike and Ike's green apple candies

Instructions

  • Prepare cupcakes according to instructions on box and allow to cool.
  • Cover each cupcake with white frosting.
  • Roll the top of each cupcake in red sugar sprinkles, until the icing is completely covered.
  • Place a pretzel stick into the center of each cupcake. 
  • Place a green Mike and Ike candy next to each pretzel. 

Notes

If your kids aren't too keen on red velvet, feel free to use vanilla cake mix instead. Just add a few drops of red food coloring to the mix before baking.
These easy-to-make apple cupcakes are a fun back to school treat that the kids and teachers will enjoy on the first day of school.

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  1. I love how they look- very appetizing and mouthwatering. I am sure and kids and teachers will love them

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