Firecracker Cupcakes

Prep Time:
10 min
Total Time:
10 min
2 doz. or 24 servings, one cupcake each

1-1/2 cups BAKER’S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, divided
4 drops each: blue and red food colorings
24 yellow cupcakes
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
24 red string licorice pieces (4 inch)

PLACE 1/2 cup of the coconut in each of two separate resealable plastic bags; set remaining 1/2 cup coconut aside. Add blue food coloring to coconut in one bag and red food coloring to coconut in second bag. Seal bags; shake until coconut is evenly tinted.

SPREAD tops of cupcakes with whipped topping. Sprinkle with red, white (uncolored) and blue coconut as desired; press coconut gently into whipped topping to secure.

INSERT licorice piece into top of each cupcake for the firecracker’s fuse. Store in refrigerator.

Kraft Kitchens Tips
Jazz It Up
Divide whipped topping into thirds. Color one portion with 4 drops red food coloring and second portion with 4 drops blue food coloring. Leave remaining portion white. Spread onto cupcakes and continue as directed.
Family Fun
Have children decorate their own cupcakes.
Prepare as directed, using your favorite flavor of cupcakes

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