Christmas Cupcake Recipes are the perfect Christmas desserts. These recipes are fun, festive and easy to make.

Christmas Cupcake Recipes are the perfect Christmas desserts. These recipes are fun, festive and easy to make. If you are looking for easy Christmas cupcakes, then these recipes are for you. We love to top them with green frosting, red frosting, and white frosting. Add fun sprinkles to make the so fun and festive. #christmasonadime #christmascupcakerecipes #cupcakerecipes
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Easy Recipes for Christmas Cupcakes

If you are looking for easy Christmas cupcakes, then these recipes are for you. We love to top them with green frosting, red frosting, and white frosting. Add fun sprinkles to make the so fun and festive.

Skip the Christmas cookies this year and make a crowd pleasing cupcake. Choose from Eggnog cupcakes, Red-Velvet Cupcakes and more.

These recipes are easy and require simple ingredients. Most of these recipes start with a boxed cake mix to make them even easier.

1. Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe

These Christmas Tree Cupcakes are so fun to make. We love the yellow star sprinkle and the simple ingredients.

Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe
These cupcakes are easy to make and simple to decorate.
Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe

2. Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe

Top these pumpkin cupcakes with homemade cream cheese frosting.

Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe
They are so easy to make and the cream cheese frosting is heavenly.
Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe

3. Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

Red velvet cupcakes are a must for the Christmas holidays.

Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe
We have the best red velvet cupcake recipe and it is super easy. It is so moist and delicious and everyone loves cupcakes!
Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

4. S’mores Cupcake Recipe

Skip the campfire and makes these S’mores cupcake.

S’mores Cupcake Recipe
There is just something about the combo of marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers that makes the perfect dessert, don’t you think?
S’mores Cupcake Recipe

5. Reese’s Cupcake Recipe

Chocolate and peanut butter makes the best cupcakes.

Reese’s Cupcake Recipe
When you take a bite out of these yummy creamy peanut butter center cupcakes, there is a decadent peanut butter cup in the middle.
Reese’s Cupcake Recipe

6. Cherry Limeade Cupcakes Recipe

These cherry limeade is always a family favorite.

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes Recipe
The cherry and lime combination is amazing and the cupcakes are so moist and flavorful. Plus, they just look gorgeous.
Cherry Limeade Cupcakes Recipe

7. Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe

Light, refreshing and the perfect combination.

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe
Not only are the cupcakes delicious, but the icing is made with lemonade mix too! YUM!!
Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe

8. Easy Carrot Cake Cupcake Recipe

If you love carrot cake, then you need to make these cupcakes.

Easy Carrot Cake Cupcake Recipe
You will love this Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes recipe! The carrot cupcakes are so light and fluffy. The icing is decadent and creamy.
Easy Carrot Cake Cupcake Recipe

9. Confetti Cupcakes

Celebrate the holiday with these cupcakes.

Confetti Cupcakes
Easy to make and topped with homemade frosting.
Confetti Cupcakes

10. Easy Twix Bars Cupcakes

Chopped candy bars make the best cupcakes.

Easy Twix Bars Cupcakes
They have all the traditional flavors of Twix but in the cupcake form and I love topping each one with a bite size Twix bar for an added flavor and crunch.
Easy Twix Bars Cupcakes

11. Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes Recipe

Start with a cake mix and make these mini pineapple upside down cakes.

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes Recipe
For these pineapple upside-down cupcakes, we’re starting with a delicious yellow cupcake and we top each one with brown sugar, butter, pineapple, and cherry!
Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes Recipe

12. Grinch Cupcakes Recipe

If you love Grinch desserts, this is the one to make.

Grinch Cupcakes Recipe
With only a few ingredients these Grinch Cupcakes are easy to make and delicious.
Grinch Cupcakes Recipe

13. Apple Cider Cupcakes

Creamy cinnamon frosting makes this cupcake so delicious.

Apple Cider Cupcakes
From the soft and fluffy cupcakes to the creamy cinnamon frosting, it is a sweet apple treat.
Apple Cider Cupcakes

14. Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Start with a box cake mix and make these caramel apple cupcakes. Top the cupcake with vanilla buttercream frosting.

Caramel Apple Cupcakes
The cupcakes start with a box mix and then we jazz them up with apples and more. The frosting is a luscious homemade buttercream with caramel.
Caramel Apple Cupcakes

15. Santa Hat Cupcakes

Your dessert table isn’t complete without these Santa Hat Cupcakes.

Santa Hat Cupcakes
We used a chocolate cake mix, but you can use any flavor of cake mix you prefer. Top the cupcakes with an easy homemade icing to give it the perfect Santa Hat.
Santa Hat Cupcakes

16. Butterscotch Cupcakes

Top your cupcakes with Homemade Butterscotch frosting.

Butterscotch Cupcakes
This recipe starts with a basic cake mix but we jazz it up with lots of tasty ingredients. The homemade frosting is easy to make and there is so much to love about the butterscotch flavor.
Butterscotch Cupcakes

17. Nutella Cupcakes

If you are love Nutella then you need to make these cupcakes.

Nutella Cupcakes
Moist chocolate cupcakes stuffed with Nutella filling and topped with light and fluffy frosting is the best Nutella Cupcake recipe.
Nutella Cupcakes

18. Butterfinger Cupcakes

Butterfinger and chocolate combination is a holiday classic treat.

Butterfinger Cupcakes
With a chocolate cupcake base, Butterfinger candy pieces, and a creamy peanut butter frosting, the result is a decadent treat.
Butterfinger Cupcakes

19. Cherry Almond Cupcakes

Easy and delicious cherry almond cupcakes.

Cherry Almond Cupcakes
From the moist cake to the cherry almond buttercream, it is a rich and tasty cupcake recipe.
Cherry Almond Cupcakes

20. Snickers Cupcake Recipe

Make these cupcakes for all your Snickers candy bar fans.

Snickers Cupcake Recipe
Snickers Cupcakes start with a chocolate cupcake filled with caramel and peanuts. Then everything is topped with peanut butter frosting for a luscious treat.
Snickers Cupcake Recipe

21. Oreo Cupcakes Recipe

Oreo cupcakes always is a family favorite.

Oreo Cupcakes Recipe
From the Oreo-stuffed cupcakes to the frosting loaded with Oreos, it is a dessert lover’s dream.
Oreo Cupcakes Recipe

22. Pink Champagne Cupcakes

Start with a white cake mix and mix it with pink champagne for a fun twist on your cupcake recipe.

Pink Champagne Cupcakes
These Pink Champagne Cupcakes are loaded with flavor. The cupcakes start with a white cake mix then mixed with pink champagne and added pink food coloring for a fun pink color.
Pink Champagne Cupcakes

23. Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

These ice cream cone cupcakes will make anyone smile.

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
They're cupcakes baked inside an ice cream cone for a delicious dessert. You can pile high the icing to make it look like real “ice cream” in the cone.
Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

24. Snowman Cupcakes

It is fun to decorate your favorite cupcakes with a snowman.

Snowman Cupcakes
We use a basic cake mix for the cupcakes. The decorations are simple too. From the marshmallow head to candy buttons and pretzel arms, it is easy but so cute.
Snowman Cupcakes

25. Margarita Cupcakes Recipe

These cupcakes are full of lime flavor.

Margarita Cupcakes Recipe
The ingredients are simple and these Margarita Cupcakes are easy to make.
Margarita Cupcakes Recipe

26. Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes Recipes

These bakery style cupcakes will be easy to make with simple ingredients.

Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes Recipes
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes recipe is bursting with fresh orange flavor and the best icing.  Each bite tastes like a bakery cupcake but the recipe is very simple!
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes Recipes

27. Tres Leche Cupcakes Recipe

I love how these cupcakes are light and airy.

Tres Leche Cupcakes Recipe
Tres Leche Cupcakes are light, airy, fluffy, and lightly soaked in three milks. Then, they're topped with whipped cream, dusted with cinnamon, and sliced strawberries.
Tres Leche Cupcakes Recipe

28. Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake Recipe

These cupcakes are made with homemade cream cheese frosting.

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake Recipe
From the decadent cream cheese frosting and the sweet berries and more, this all comes together for one awesome cupcake recipe.
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake Recipe

29. Elf Santa Cupcakes

Impress your family this holiday with these Elf Santa Cupcakes.

Elf Santa Cupcakes
Get the kids involved in making these cute elf and Santa cupcakes using a template for the chimney-style paper cases.
Elf Santa Cupcakes

30. Reindeer Cupcakes

These reindeer cupcakes are fun to make with the kids.

Reindeer Cupcakes
Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual Christmas chocolate cupcakes with frosting and sweets!
Reindeer Cupcakes

31. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream

Hot chocolate cupcakes is a fun holiday activity to make.

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream
These hot chocolate cupcakes are topped with delicious marshmallow buttercream and made to look like little cups of hot cocoa!
Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream

32. Christmas Lights Cupcakes

Make these Christmas Lights Cupcakes for the perfect holiday treat.

Christmas Light Cupcakes
These Christmas Light Cupcakes are made with an embellished chocolate cake mix and the best vanilla buttercream frosting.
Christmas Light Cupcakes

33. Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Cupcakes are always the best holiday treat.

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Tender, fluffy cake is brimming with well-spiced, deep molasses flavor, then it’s finished with a rich, tangy cream cheese frosting.
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

34. Peppermint Chocolate Cupcakes

Peppermint and chocolate is the perfect holiday combination.

Peppermint Chocolate Cupcakes
You get a peppermint chocolate cupcake, topped with milk chocolate ganache, piped with peppermint cream cheese frosting and it’s finished off with a sprinkling of crushed candy canes.
Peppermint Chocolate Cupcakes

35. Creme Brulee Cupcakes

Make your favorite dessert into a cupcake with this easy recipe.

Creme Brulee Cupcakes
Not only do you get a delicious homemade cupcake but you also get a rich, vanilla bean pastry cream topping that’s generously coated with sugar and brûléed to a crisp and crunchy perfection.
Creme Brulee Cupcakes

36. Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Cinnamon Swirl Frosting

If you love snickerdoodle cookies, then you are going to love these vanilla cupcakes.

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Cinnamon Swirl Frosting
Cinnamon-sugar swirled vanilla cupcakes topped with creamy cinnamon and vanilla frosting.
Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Cinnamon Swirl Frosting

37. Santa Cupcakes

Bring holiday cheer to your Christmas dinner with these cupcakes.

Santa Cupcakes
These delicious chocolate cupcakes topped with cute little Santas made with buttercream will bring holiday cheer to the table and delight your guests!
Santa Cupcakes

38. Very Merry Marble Christmas Cupcakes

These cupcakes are made with a fun and festive colors.

Very Merry Marble Christmas Cupcakes
See how easy it is to turn plain cupcakes into colorful marble cupcakes and frosting, just like fancy café-style confections.
Very Merry Marble Christmas Cupcakes

39. Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Top your cupcakes with a cinnamon roll for a flavorful treat.

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes
The warm cinnamon and the tangy cream cheese frosting are so amazing, and your house will smell like an autumnal dream the whole time you make these!
Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

40. Polar Bear Cupcakes

These polar bear cupcakes would be perfect for your holiday dinners.

Polar Bear Cupcakes
It uses the perfect amount of almond extract and sour cream to create well-balanced, absolutely delicious white almond cupcakes.
Polar Bear Cupcakes

41. Candy Cane Cupcake

These candy cane cupcake will be a hit with your family because of the fun colors. Even more delicious is topped with crushed candy canes.

Candy Cane Cupcake
Candy cane cupcakes combine soft peppermint cupcakes with sweet, creamy peppermint buttercream.
Candy Cane Cupcake

These cupcakes are packed with sweetness with simple ingredients.

Sugar Cookie Stuffed Cupcakes
You can't go wrong with this recipe that combines sugar cookies, chocolate cake, and more for a sweet treat!
Sugar Cookie Stuffed Cupcakes

43. Snow Globe Cupcakes

These snow globe cupcakes would be perfect for a bake sale or your kids class party.

Snow Globe Cupcakes
Packed with spiced flavor, dusted with buttercream snow, and domed with an edible globe, these winter wonderland cupcakes are an adorable Christmas treat!
Snow Globe Cupcakes

44. Holy Cupcakes

Garnish your favorite cupcakes with holiday and berries.

Holy Cupcakes
Chocolate Holly Leaf Cupcakes with tuile and candied cranberries are fun to decorate and delicious to eat!
Holy Cupcakes

45. Pecan Cupcakes with Spiced Vanilla Frosting

These bakery style cupcakes will sure to be a hit for your holiday parties. These are the perfect baked cupcake recipe.

Pecan Cupcakes with Spiced Vanilla Frosting
Made with finely ground pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg, these spiced cupcakes are perfect for fall or the holiday season.
Pecan Cupcakes with Spiced Vanilla Frosting

46. Ferrero Rocher Stuffed Cupcakes

This cupcake is perfect for all your Hazelnut lovers. These are the perfect Christmas treat.

Ferrero Rocher Stuffed Cupcakes
For hazelnut lovers, these are the most decadent cupcakes made with plenty of chocolate, including Ferrero Rocher.
Ferrero Rocher Stuffed Cupcakes

47. Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

These festive cupcakes will sure to impress your holiday guests. The details make these extra special.

Christmas Wreath Cupcakes
These festive Christmas wreath cupcakes are super simple to put together with your favorite chocolate cupcakes, buttercream frosting, yellow fondant and multi-colored candies.
Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

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