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Beaver Cupcakes

These adorable Beaver Cupcakes are rich and delectable cupcakes topped with a smooth and chocolatey frosting with a cute beaver face and nutter butter tail.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beaver Cupcakes
Servings: 8 cupcakes
Author: Jill


  • Piping bag with Wilton 1M Star Tip


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix + additional ingredients per directions OR your favorite recipe
  • Chocolate buttercream frosting
  • Brown M&M’s or Sugar Babies for ears
  • Brown mini M&M’s for nose
  • White Tic Tac mints for teeth, 2 for each cupcake
  • Nutter Butter cookies for the tail, one side of cookie for each tail, cream center removed
  • Sugar decorating eyes


  • Bake cupcakes per recipe, cool completely
  • Pipe a stacked swirl of chocolate frosting on a cupcake
  • Place cookie tail in the back of the cupcake as shown, pattern side in
  • Add eyes, ears, and nose
  • Place 2 tic tac teeth  just under the nose at the rim of the cupcake
  • Your beaver is done, enjoy!