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Firecracker Cupcakes

Firecracker Cupcakes recipe
photo by:kraft
Boom! Drop these colorful treats on the potluck table, then stand back.
time
prep:
15 min
total:
15 min
servings
total:
24 servings
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What You Need

1-1/2
cups  BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, divided
4
drops  each blue and red food coloring
24
 yellow cupcakes
2
cups  thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
24
 red string licorice pieces (4 inch)

Make It

PLACE 1/2 cup coconut in each of 2 separate resealable plastic bags. Set remaining coconut aside. Add blue food coloring to coconut in one bag and red food coloring to coconut in second bag. Seal bags; shake until coconut is evenly tinted.

FROST cupcakes with COOL WHIP. Top with coconut, gently pressing coconut into COOL WHIP to secure.

INSERT licorice into tops of cupcakes.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Divide COOL WHIP into thirds. Color one portion with 4 drops red food coloring and second portion with 4 drops blue food coloring. Leave remaining portion white. Spread onto cupcakes and continue as directed.
Family Fun
Have children decorate their own cupcakes.
How to Store
Keep refrigerated.
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