I'm a big fan of cute treats for holidays and these Easter nest cupcakes with Peeps are just adorable as can be! Pretty treats are even better when they are easy to make, and these cupcakes are so simple to put together. It's a kid friendly project too, so get the kids involved and have fun with it! This post does contain affiliate links.
All you need to put together these fun treats are some cupcakes, frosting, a bit of coconut, a few drops of food coloring and some Peeps Chicks. There are no special frosting skills needed, so this is a great project for practically anyone. Just whip up a couple dozen cupcakes, using your favorite recipe, and you will be all set to get started.
How to make Easter nest cupcakes with Peeps
- 2 dozen white cupcakes, unfrosted
- 1 can vanilla frosting
- 1 cup coconut
- green food coloring
- 24 Peeps Chicks
- Small zippered bag
Step 1. Put 3-5 drops of green food coloring into the frosting, stir well until all of the frosting is green.
Step 2. Put the coconut into the zippered bag.
Step 3. Add 3-5 drops of green food coloring to the coconut in the bag.
Step 4. Shake well, until all of the coconut is coated and is green.
Step 5. Frost the cupcakes.
Step 6. Place a Peeps Chicks in the center of frosted cupcake.
Step 7. Sprinkle green coconut on the top of the cupcake, around the Peeps Chicks.
Now see how simple that was? In jut a matter of minutes, you will have adorable cupcake to serve at an Easter party. These Easter nest cupcakes with Peeps are great for classroom party treats too!
I have a few other Easter recipes that you might enjoy too.
- Chocolate Peeps Pops are another fun project that the kids can get in on.
- These Easter Chick Rice Krispie Treats are adorable and easy enough to make too.
- If you're into craft projects, try this DIY Easter Egg Wreath. It' so simple to make!