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Caterpillar Cakes

Caterpillar Cakes recipe
photo by:kraft
Kids will love these edible fuzzy green bugs! Two crawling rows of cupcakes coated with tinted coconut are decorated to resemble whimsical caterpillars.
time
prep:
15 min
total:
15 min
servings
total:
2 caterpillar cakes (12 cupcakes each) or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each
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What You Need

3
cups  BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut
 Green food coloring
24
 baked cupcakes, cooled
1
tub  (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
1
pkg.  (1 lb. 4 oz.) OREO Cookies, finely crushed
1/2
cup  candy-coated licorice pieces
1/2
cup  candy-coated chocolate pieces

Make It

TINT coconut with food coloring. Remove paper from cupcakes; frost tops and sides of cupcakes with whipped topping. Sprinkle coconut evenly over whipped topping; press gently into whipped topping to secure.

SPREAD cookie crumbs evenly onto 2 large serving platters to resemble dirt. Arrange 12 cupcakes on each platter to resemble caterpillar.

DECORATE cupcakes with remaining ingredients as desired.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

How to Tint Coconut
Place coconut in large plastic bag. Add about 9 drops food coloring; close bag. Squeeze coconut in bag until color is evenly distributed.
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