Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Show your gratitude this Thanksgiving with these delicious cupcakes!

Move over pies! There's a new treat taking over the Thanksgiving desserts table. It's cupcakes, of course, and they are just as good as traditional holiday favorites since you can make them in many of the same flavors such as pecan, sweet potato and even cranberry.

We've got lots of Thanksgiving cupcake inspiration, but before you check out our festive designs, make sure you read our tips to decorate your own Thanksgiving cupcakes!

Tips to Decorate Thanksgiving Cupcakes

There are many ways to decorate Thanksgiving cupcakes from turkey feathers and pilgrim faces to pumpkins and fall color. Use what you learn to create one of these Thanksgiving-themed designs.

Turn cupcakes into turkeys with candy corn, extra chocolate frosting and decorating gel.

Have your cupcake and Thanksgiving dinner, too, with cute decorating ideas which can be found in various books and online. Cookies and small candies transform plain iced cupcakes into a sweet mini meal.

Use a leaf cookie cutter to cut leaf shapes from melted chocolate chips or candy melts. Top frosted cupcake with the leaves as a garnish.

Upside-down ice cream cones make great pilgrim hats and a unique idea for Thanksgiving cupcakes.

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