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Adorable and Easy Reindeer Christmas Cupcakes

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Even though the Christmas season is busy, I always look forward to my kitchen time with Sam. We love to create fun treats together and my mama heart cherishes the special memories we’re making.

Adorable Reindeer Cupcakes made with Graham Crackers and Pretzels

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Since we work on projects together, I am all about easy baking ideas. 

How to Make Reindeer Cupcakes

During our baking extravaganza this weekend, Sam and I created darling reindeer cupcakes. As always, he enjoyed helping me measure and mix but his favorite part was giving the reindeer their expressions.

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes

We both enjoyed taste testing afterwards. We will definitely be re-creating these reindeer cupcakes soon. They are almost too cute to eat — almost! 

Reindeer Cupcakes Made with Graham Crackers and Pretzels

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 1 package of vanilla cake mix + ingredients shown on box
  • 1 package of vanilla pudding
  • Cupcake liners {I love the red ones I chose with little Santas and reindeer on them. I also doubled the cupcake liners — I baked in one and then placed the baked cupcakes with liners into a fresh liner after frosting and decorating.}


  • Combine all ingredients and bake according to cake instructions.


Calories: 2864kcal | Carbohydrates: 514g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 51g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 4351mg | Sugar: 381g
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Peanut Butter Frosting

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk or as needed
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar


  • Place the butter and peanut butter into a medium bowl, and beat with an electric mixer.
  • Gradually mix in the sugar, and when it starts to get thick, incorporate milk one tablespoon at a time until all of the sugar is mixed in and the frosting is thick and spreadable.
  • Beat for at least 3 minutes for it to get good and fluffy.


Calories: 3287kcal | Carbohydrates: 292g | Protein: 67g | Fat: 223g | Saturated Fat: 85g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 125g | Trans Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 248mg | Sodium: 83mg | Sugar: 261g
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