Pistachio Cupcakes

If you guys are anything like me you are running around today trying to finish up last minute errands for Christmas. So here’s a quick recipe for Pistachio Cupcakes. I’m a sucker for anything pistachio. I love these because they are festive and have one of the fluffiest textures in a cupcake that I’ve ever had.

Just click HERE for the recipe or on one of the photos below.

Or make them into little Christmas trees. I made some yellow stars out of fondant.
Find out what the secret ingredient is:

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  1. i wouldn’t have thought to use the pudding mix in frosting like that – the color is terrific!

  2. Pudding mix?? Craziness! Those look delicious though – I have always enjoyed pistachios in desserts, but have never had them in a cupcake before! Love the color!

  3. Love this idea! They look gorgeous and my bf and I both love pistachios!

  4. Wow I never knew pudding mix could be used for frosting! This looks sooo yummy♥


  5. These cupcakes look great! Ive never been a pistachio fan until my husband made me a pistachio pudding and oreo ice cream cake! That sold me! (and the fact that he actually made me a dessert!) Thanks for sharing 🙂

  6. Those look delicious! The frosting looks really fluffy & yummy too.

  7. these are show stoppers for sure.

  8. Christy, gorgeous! I love pistachios and the ones you made into Christmas trees just put me over the moon, they’re right up my alley. 🙂
    I have a favor to ask: I’m sugared out but still have cookie exchanges this week. So, I’ve looking for some cookie inspiration. So, I’ve got a cookie linky up on my blog, I’d love it if you would come add these so my readers can all try them out! http://www.gourmetmomonthego.com/2010/12/12-days-of-christmas-cookies.html

  9. ….cupcakes count in a cookie exchange, right??! We’ll find out. 🙂 Or, you can link up some of your fav cookies.

  10. I have pretty much the same recipe and my hubby requested it for his birthday next week! YUM! Those look so pretty!

  11. 9sd8dk Im grateful for the blog post. Great.

  12. Wonderful!! My mom bought 2 bags of Get Crackin Pistachios and I’m excited to make a dessert out of it!! Thank you for sharing!