Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Simple Tootsie Roll Penguin Cupcake Toppers

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These cute little winter penguins are so easy to make and taste a lot better than fondant, because they are made out of 100% tootsie roll! Use them to top cupcakes, cakes or serve on their own.

Tootsie Roll Penguins

You will need

  • Chocolate tootsie rolls
  • vanilla and lemon tootsie rolls (or fruit chew candy such as Airheads, Starburst, etc.)


  1. Take one chocolate tootsie roll and flatten 2 tiny balls to create the wings. Mold the remaining chocolate tootsie into the body. Flatten a small ball of vanilla tootsie roll for the tummy. Create a flat heart for the feet and a small cone for the beak.
  2. Attach wings, tummy, feet and beak by pressing on to the body with your fingers. Poke two holes for the eyes using a toothpick.
  3. Add a hat, bow or other accessory if desired.

If you like these little cuties, be sure to check out my Mounds candy bar penguin pop tutorial, for more penguin fun!

Check out the rest of my Holiday recipes and treats here for more recipes and inspiration!

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