For the Santa Hats:
For the Christmas Trees:
*I used this no-mess frosting technique for these cupcakes.
*I had a hard time finding stars for my Christmas Trees, and, in the end, I decided to simply punch out my own stars and tape them to toothpicks– worked for me!
*I used these recipes for the buttercream and the chocolate cupcakes.
*Sprinkle this disco dust over the cupcakes for a little extra Christmas Magic
*For an extra easy third Christmas cupcake, make snowballs by frosting the cupcakes with in any extra white buttercream and dipping them in sweetened flaked coconut: