Cupcake Tuesday ~ Graduation Cupcakes

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I know most of your parties are done, but I still wanted to share the Graduation Cupcakes with you. They are fun and super easy, which is exactly what I needed since I was a crazy cooking lady this past weekend!

Andrew, our graduate, requested chocolate cupcakes, and he loves Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, so I combined the 2 and came up with these…(I apologize for the wonky photos, orange is just really hard to film)


I also decorated some, very simply with Chocolate Sprinkles and Wilton White Pearlized Sprinkles.

Graduation Cupcakes
Personalize these Graduation Cupcakes from for your own graduation party!
  • Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Chocolate covered graham crackers (I used Keebler)
  • M&M’s in school colors
  • Matching frosting for the tassel
  1. Unwrap Peanut Butter Cups, flip them over, put a small dab of frosting on and place the chocolate covered cracker on top.
  2. Add a tassel with frosting and a M&M or other candy with your school colors.

We had a very small party, with relatives from out of town. We will probably have another get-together for Andrew’s friends later. He was just thrilled to be graduating, as most graduates are.

I just had to share our buffet with all the desserts, I will be sharing more recipes soon.

It’s A Blog Party! My new blog launched yesterday! You can link up your cupcakes or muffins over there too! Tuesdays is our Delicious Dishes linky! Cooking or Baking!

Now it’s your turn! Please share your cupcake or muffin recipe! For the guidelines, you can visit Cupcake Tuesday.

Please be sure to link back to this post, so that your readers can see all the yummy creations and visit some (or all) of the other participants.



  1. Kristen says:

    My daughter just graduated from Kindergarten, and another classroom mom made just the chocolate graduation hats for the kids to eat. I never thought about putting them on cupcakes. Brilliant!

  2. Not only are these adorable, but they look luscious, too! Congrats to your son! What an exciting time.
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  3. Congratulations to your son!

    The dessert buffet looks beautiful!
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  4. Simply Sara says:

    Seriously?! Those are super cute.
    And man, that dessert table rocks!
    Congrats to your graduate!
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  5. Ok that is it. I am moving in. I would have much more fun eating if you were doing the cooking.

  6. Christy says:

    Congrats to the grad! These cupcakes are precious!
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  7. Congratulations to your son. Mine will probably graduate this fall (we homeschool). I love those cupcakes and I am definitely going to remember this for his graduation party. Those are perfect!
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  8. What a cute idea.

  9. These are amazing! love that you used his favourite chocolates to come up with these graduation themed cupcakes! and I adore your buffet table!! I love all the colour co-ordination! I am planning one myself in two weeks time, and know how hard you must have planned/baked to get it looking so awesome! That trifle is most impressive! xxx
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  10. Susie's Homemade says:

    I did this exact thing last year! Your setting is beautiful!

  11. Karen R says:

    Congrats Andrew! Your dessert bar looks so yummy. I would have to sample everything.

  12. Jerri says:

    Cute cupcakes! And everything on your party table looks great! Thanks for inviting me over to It’s a Blog Party!
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  13. Lucy says:

    Now those are creative cupcakes.

  14. malia says:

    those look great… your blog is such a fabulous place to visit!
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