Winter Wonderland: Sweet Skier & Snowman Cupcakes

Yesterday I shared the Winter Wonderland on Gum Drop Mountain, now it’s time to share with you how to create the Sweet Skier and Snowman Cupcakes.

The different characters and animals are easy to create, especially if you break it down step-by-step.


Winter Wonderland: Sweet Skier

Create a Sweet Skier to add to your Winter Wonderland – recipe from


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  • Chocolate Candy Kisses
  • Small round candies for the hat
  • Large gumdrops {found these in a tub at Walmart for $2.50}
  • Fruit-by-the-fruit {bought these at Aldi’s, I like them better because they don’t have any printing on them}
  • Toothpicks
  • Colored Twizzlers
  • Jelly Beans {I used Jelly Bellys}
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Mini KitKat Bars


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  2. Cut 1 Jelly Bean in half lengthwise, it’s okay if it cracks a little. Attach to the KitKat Bars with Royal Icing or stiff Buttercream frosting
  3. Add 1 toothpick to each leg, and add a small piece of Twizzler, a little longer than 1 inch
  4. Add the other Twizzler and 1 large Gumdrop for the body
  5. 2 pieces of Twizzler for the legs {a little longer than 1?}, 2 pieces of Twizzler for the arms {a little short than 1?},toothpicks for the ski poles and a very small piece of Twizzler of the bottom of the pole
  6. Make the ski poles by pushing the toothpicks into a Jelly Bean and slipping the Twizzler on the bottom
  7. Add the Twizzlers for the arms and attach them to the body
  8. Add the mini chips for the eyes {make a hole with a tootpick and push the chip into the hole, pointed side in} Attach the round candy to the kiss for the hat using Royal icing or stiff Buttercream frosting
  9. Add the head to the body with a toothpick
  10. Cut a 6-8 inch piece of fruit-by-the-foot for the scarf and using a knife, cut slits for the end
  11. Wrap the scarf around the neck, and your Sweet Skier is done

For the Cupcakes

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  2. Fit a decorator bag with a Giant Round Tip and fill with Buttercream Frosting.
  3. Pipe on the frosting in circles, making it look like snow.
  4. Add some Pearl Glitter Crystals to add some sparkle to the snow.

I have shared LOTS of Snowman Cupcakes with you, but I think this guy might be my favorite.


Winter Wonderland: Snowman Cupcakes

Create these adorable Snowman Cupcakes for your Winter Wonderland – recipe from


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  • Toothpicks
  • Donut Holes {covered with powdered sugar}
  • Fruit-by-the-Foot
  • Large and Small Oreos
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Orange Tic Tacs
  • Small round candies
  • Lollipops sticks
  • Pretzels


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  2. Start with a cupcake, frosted like the Sweet Skier. Add 2 Donut Holes to the cupcake and insert a Lollipop stick to secure them
  3. Make a hole with a toothpick for the eyes and nose, add the chocolate chips {pointed side in} and the TicTac for the nose. Add a toothpick to the bottom
  4. Add the head to the body and add 2 pretzels for the arms
  5. Attach a small Oreo to a large Oreo {single cookie} with Royal Icing or stiff Buttercream frosting
  6. Cut a piece of fruit-by-the-foot for the scarf, about 10 inches long, use a knife to cut the ends
  7. Add the hat and buttons using frosting, wrap scarf around his neck

Coming tomorrow…the Animals and the Sugar Chalet on Friday in Cupcake Chronicles Newsletter.

Have you and your kiddos created any Winter projects this year?

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