14 Cheerful (and Yummy!) Cupcakes for the Holiday

Warm up friends and family with these joyful treats – featuring snowmen, gingerbread houses and more


The Cupcake: Hot Cocoa
The Blog: Lick the Bowl Good

Topped with fresh whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate chips, crushed peppermints and a mini candy cane handle, this is the baking equivalent of a warm cup of hot chocolate. "The cream is lightly sweetened so it's not loaded with sugar and kids can help with sprinkling their own toppings on it, says blogger Monica. "My 15-month-old loved it [and] I'm sure others will, too."