Easy Christmas Tree Cone Cupcakes

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These fun Christmas tree cone cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

Sugar Cone Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Are you looking for another fun Christmas ice cream cone cupcake for your kids to make this Christmas?

These sugar cone topped cupcakes are so much fun to make and the kids will have a blast decorating them.

You can start with cupcakes made from a cake mix and use store-bought frosting, making this recipe super simple.

You don’t have to spend a lot of time baking – it’s all about the decorating.

Although if you would rather not use sugar cones but still want to make cupcakes that look like Christmas trees you should try these Christmas tree frosting cupcakes instead. With those cupcakes, we used frosting to make the tree rather than sugar cones.

These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

You are only limited by your creativity when it comes to decorating these Christmas tree cone cupcakes.

This recipe serves as a guideline, but there are so many fun things you could do- just like when decorating a gingerbread house or candy house.

For example, you could use different kinds of candy as ornaments.

You could also dust the cones with powdered sugar before the spray dries to give the cones the look of being flocked or snow-covered. Just have fun with it!

If you’re part of a bake sale, these are a must. These will sell out so fast that you’ll wish you had made more. People simply love creative treats like this. They’re fun and put everyone in the Christmas spirit.

These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

So go ahead and get the kids in the kitchen and start baking. Let them have fun decorating their Christmas trees with candies as ornaments.

Your kids will absolutely love making these and you’ll love the memories this activity creates.

Here is what you need:

  • 6 cupcakes, prepared according to the directions on the box
  • 6 sugar cones
  • Green frosting (or vanilla frosting + green food coloring)
  • Green color mist spray
  • M&M candies (or other goodies to use to decorate your “trees”)

How to Make Christmas Tree Cupcakes with Sugar Cones

If you are using vanilla frosting, add the frosting into a bowl, add green food coloring, and mix until desired color of green is reached. Or, use this green cupcake frosting.

Then, pipe the green frosting onto the cupcakes and then set aside.

These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

Next, spray the sugar cones with green color mist. Set aside and allow to dry.

These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

Once the sugar cones (Christmas trees) are dry, place a dot of frosting on the back of an M&M and then place it onto the tree to act as an ornament. Repeat, placing about 10 M&M’s on each “tree”.

These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

Finally, place each sugar cone on top of the a frosted cupcake.

That’s it! I hope that you enjoy this easy Christmas treat with your family and that you have a very Merry Christmas!

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These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 
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Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

Ingredients
 

  • 6 cupcakes prepared according to the directions on the box
  • 6 sugar cones
  • Green frosting or vanilla frosting + green food coloring
  • Green color mist spray
  • M&M candies or other goodies to use to decorate your "trees"

Instructions

  • If necessary, add store bought frosting into a bowl, add green food coloring, and mix until desired color of green is reached. Or, use green cupcake frosting.
  • Pipe green frosting onto the cupcakes and then set aside.
  • Spray the sugar cones with green color mist. Set aside and allow to dry.
  • Once the sugar cones (Christmas trees) are dry, place a dot of frosting on the back of an M&M and then place it onto the tree to act as an ornament. Repeat, placing about 10 M&Ms on each "tree".
  • Set a sugar cone on top of each frosted cupcake.
These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

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These fun Christmas tree cupcakes are easy to make by topping cupcakes with sugar cones and then decorating them with M&Ms as ornaments. 

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