These cupcakes are perfect for Earth Day, and it is another great way to let the little ones help you in the kitchen. Enjoy!
Yields: 24 cupcakes
Ready in 60 minutes
1 box chocolate cake (plus required ingredients)
1 container chocolate frosting
1 package chocolate sandwich cookies
Mini terra-cotta clay pots
Prepare cupcakes as directed on box. Allow to completely cool.
Place chocolate cookies in a large resealable bag and use a rolling pin to crush.
If using terra-cotta clay pots, place one cupcake (still in the liner) inside of each pot, and then continue with the following steps.
Spread a layer of chocolate frosting on each cupcake.
Sprinkle crushed Oreos on top to create the appearance of dirt.
Using kitchen scissors or a sharp knife, cut out leaves and sprouts from the taffy.
Place a sprout in the center of each cupcake.
Note: The terra-cotta clay pots shown in final photo are 3 for $1 at Dollar Tree.