Saturday, August 10, 2013

Despicable ME!


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 Aren't these just the cutest little cuppies?? 

I saw them on www.mylitter.com & instantly fell in love!

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 They're really easy to do!  
Just cut Twinkies in half & place on a cookie sheet with room between so you can decorate them with Wilton's black sparkle gel icing & candy eyes.  
I found both at JoAnn's.

Borrowing Tiffany's image of what you'll need,
 because I opened my packages
before I thought to take a photo...
Duh?





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I did mine a little different than she did.  
I made a straight line across, from one side to the other, 
then add 2 bigger blobs of icing in the center.

Press a candy eye into each of the blobs & 
the black will ooze up around the eye...
looks just like glasses, huh?


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 I got a little carried away with trying to make lips on this one above.  She looks like she is having a stroke, with one pupil dilated & one constricted plus a droopy mouth!
(sorry, once a nurse, always a nurse) 

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When you have all the heads completed, 
just press them down  into an upright position,
onto your pre-iced cupcakes.  

I added an extra circle of icing around
 the base to hold them steady, in place.

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At the very last minute, I remembered 
that there were one-eyed Minions, too!  
Yikes...Almost forgot!!



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My husband laughed out loud when he saw them all lined up on the table.  Then he asked if I had run out of candy eyeballs.  I laughed then...He obviously has not seen the movie!  

My grandkidlets have been away at camp all week,
so I'm taking these over to them tonight,
as a "Welcome Home" treat.
I missed those little buggers!!

I'm linking to Michael Lee's Foodie Friday, Susan's Metamorphosis Monday,  Yvonne's Tutorials, Tips & Tidbits & The Tablescaper's Seasonal Sunday parties.  Do stop by & see what others are creating...you'll be inspired, just like I was!

Thanks for stopping by!  
I'm going shopping for a new computer on Monday morning...wish me luck on finding something that my printer/scanner & camera will play with nicely!!

fondly,
Rett


27 comments:

  1. What a grandma you are! Those are so funny-looking and I'll be they will be a big hit!

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    1. Ms. H, I couldn't wait till they arrived home, so I sent a photo of them to my DD's phone. Within 5 minutes, Caroline called to ask "Did you MAKE those Minions, Nana?" They aren't even home yet...still on the highway, but she had to call & of course, asked if she could come for a sleepover. LOL I think she missed me as much as I missed her!
      They rode horses & paddled canoes & shot arrows & did zip lines & the food was "yucky" she tells me, except for the smores around the campfire. LOL

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  2. They are so funny, Rett. I would smile every time I looked at them. Going to pass this fun idea along to my daughter. My kiddos have been camping too and I sure miss them.

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    1. They really would have been fun to do WITH the kids, but I couldn't wait. I have no patience!
      Perhaps Ms. C. & I can do them together for some Girl Scout event or a party sometime. She LOVES to help out in the kitchen.

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  3. Hilarious-The kids will freak out! I love your commentary about the stroke too. Now, as for the cayenne, I do have a fall version of those carrots in mind... Have a great weekend Rett, enjoy your time with the kids:@)

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  4. Adorable - those grandchildren are going to love these. I have not seen the movie, but both of my grown children have and loved it! You did a wonderful job making these!

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  5. Oh Rett, What fun, I've been wanting to see the movie! I laughed out loud at your stroke comment! Thanks for the smiles, I'm craving Twinkies and cupcakes now :)

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  6. Those are soooo adorable!!! What a creative cupcake and one that is sure to make for great conversation!

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  7. I am sitting here, laughing out loud. Only you, Rett, only you!!!

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  8. Rett, these are adorable. I've not seen the movie. I can just imagine the delight of your grands when they arrived home to these cute treats. I'm nominating you for a Grandmother Award!
    Have fun with Ms C. ~ Sarah

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  9. These are adorable!

    Great to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  10. My daughter is making these for her son's bd party next week. So cute!

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  11. OOO, I am totally lovin' these cuties and MUST make some soon.
    You did an awesome job....

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  12. Love them, just took my grandson's to see the movie. This would be so fun to make with them.

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  13. Rett: these made me giggle, I'm sure your grandchildren were over the moon when you brought these in for them. Thanks for sharing.

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  14. How much fun, I have seen those eyeballs for sale and always thought they would be so much fun to use! Your cupcakes are soooo cute, I bet your grands went crazy!!
    Jenna

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  15. those look like fun and humorous, now how can I get a cyber sample?

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  16. These are darling! I'm sharing your post with my daughter-in-love. My grandsons will love them. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

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  17. They look great....and funny!

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  18. Adorable Minion cupcakes, Rett! My grandson would love these :) We watch Despicable Me together and I love that movie! Can't wait to see the sequel.

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  19. I saw these on Pinterest and thought they were so darn cute! I bet your grands were over he moon with excitement! You made me laugh and snort with the stroke comment...it just hit me as very funny! Now, if only I had one of those little creatures to snack on right now!

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  20. This is one of the cutest little foodie ideas I've ever seen! I just love it and I need to send a bunch of young mommies I know this way for them to see it. ADORABLE!!

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  21. How fun. I agree with the others - I would smile every time I looked at them. Not only would kids love them, they would also make a nice gift for someone who was housebound or recouperating at home.
    Sam

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  22. Just mouthwatering...looks delicious!

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fondly,
~Rett~