Chocolate Sprout Earth Day/Spring Cupcakes Recipe
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These chocolate sprout cupcakes are a cute treat for Spring!
Serves: 12
  • 1 box chocolate cake (plus required ingredients)
  • 1 container chocolate frosting
  • 1 package chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Green taffy
  • Additional Materials:
  • Mini terra-cotta clay pots, which you can get 3 for $1 at Dollar Tree!
  1. Prepare cupcakes as directed on box. Allow to completely cool.
  2. Place chocolate cookies in a large resealable bag and use a rolling pin to crush.
  3. If using terra-cotta clay pots, place one cupcake (still in the liner) inside of each pot, and then continue with the following steps.
  4. Spread a layer of chocolate frosting on each cupcake.
  5. Sprinkle crushed Oreos on top to create the appearance of dirt.
  6. Using kitchen scissors or a sharp knife, cut out leaves and sprouts from the taffy. Place a sprout in the center of each cupcake.
Recipe by Thrifty DIY Diva at