Keep scrolling to see how we made these adorable and Easy Holiday Bark Cupcakes!

Holiday Bark Cupcakes

Hello, friends!

Hope you’re having a wonderful day so far! Making holiday treats is one of my favorite things about the season, and this year is no different. But making sweet treats doesn’t have to be hard work, in fact, it can be fun and REALLY easy!

Don’t feel pressure to bake-from-scratch, why not start with by-the-box? Today I’m showing you how to make these delicious (and oh-so easy) Holiday Bark Cupcakes! You can purchase holiday bark at the store to make this even easier, or follow our recipe for Quick and Easy Holiday Bark.

Holiday Bark Cupcakes

Chocolate Bark Cupcakes


  • Box of Chocolate Cupcake Mix (and ingredients needed to make it)
  • Festive Cupcake Liners
  • Vanilla Icing
  • Plastic Sandwich Bag
  • Holiday Bark
  • Peppermint Sprinkles (Or simply crush candy canes in a plastic bag!)
  • Scizzors


  1. Bake Chocolate Cupcakes according to directions on package
  2. Put icing in a plastic sandwich bag, cut the bottom corner off, use to pipe icing
  3. Cover Chocolate cupcake in icing starting from the outside and working your way into the center
  4. Top with a broken piece of holiday bark
  5. Sprinkle with peppermint bits
  6. Add another cupcake liner to dress it up!
  7. Enjoy!
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Holiday Bark Cupcakes
Holiday Bark Cupcakes

Holiday Bark Cupcakes

Didn’t they turn out cute? These are so simple even the kiddos can help! My boys love putting sprinkles on cupcakes so they were ALL about making these!

Holiday Bark Cupcakes

What is YOUR favorite way to dress up from-the-box cupcakes?

Leave your tips in the comments below!


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Holiday Bark Cupcakes