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Do you know how incredibly difficult it is to get someone at the grocery store to make you a penguin cake or cupcakes? They look at you like you are crazy! These penguin cupcakes are super easy to make, and instead of being store bought, they come from the heart. 

I just think they are the cutest things ever! They work well for any type of party. Recently, I used them for a Christmas party, but they could be used during a birthday party, for a special event at the office, or anytime you just want some cute little penguin cupcakes. Not to mention, with the new “Penguins” movie, these are sure to be a hit!

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What’s Needed For These Penguin Cupcakes

  • 6 Prepared Cupcakes
  • 6 Oreo Cookies
  • 1 Can White Frosting
  • Orange Candy Melts
  • 1 Cup Shredded Coconut
  • Edible Candy Eyes

How to Make Penguin Cupcakes

First, Frost cupcakes with the white frosting.

Then, take the cupcake, turn it upside down and dip it into the coconut.

Next, Set it back on the pan and pat the coconut down gently.

You could also just sprinkle the coconut on as well.

After, grab some of the Oreo cookies and gently twist apart. Take the halve without the frosting and cut in half.

Then, use the Oreo with the frosting and scrape out a small V-shape. This will make your penguin cupcakes head. 

Then, cut one of the candy melts into fourths. You’ll need 3 pieces per cupcake.

To make the face, add 2 eyes under the “V” shape on the frosted Oreo.

Next, use one piece of the orange candy melt and place under the eyes to represent the beak.

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After you have made the penguin face, you will want to place a whole candy melt behind the head as this will allow the face to stay up and not fall down.

Put the Penguin face in front of the candy melt and push down into the cupcake.

Then, you will take the Oreo halves and place one on each side of the cupcake to represent the wings/feathers. Then stick 2 pieces of the candy melts on the bottom of the cupcake to represent the feet.

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Finally, you can have fun and enjoy your Penguin cupcakes!!

Aren’t these little penguins absolutely adorable? If you loved these cute little penguin treats, we know you will love some of our other penguin crafts! Check out: The Milk Bottle Penguin Craft or our Penguin Rocks of Kindness to complete your theme.&nbsp

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Please pin this fantastic tutorial to Pinterest! 

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