Toy Story’s Mr. Pricklepants Cupcake Recipe

Mr. Pricklepants won our hearts over when he debuted in Toy Story 3. This stuffed hedgehog toy wears his lederhosen and always try to stay “in scene” when Bonnie plays with him. Now, Mr. Pricklepants has inspired to work up a delicious cupcake recipe. Enjoy!


Mr. Pricklepants Cupcakes

PREP 15 Min / COOK 20 Min


  • 12 cupcakes, baked from your favorite recipe
  • 2 cups chocolate frosting
  • 12 small vanilla cookies
  • 12 green gumdrops
  • 1 red gumdrop
  • 12 green candy-melts
  • Green writer frosting
  • Red writer frosting
  • Black gel decorator icing
  • 12 chocolate chips
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • 24 sliced almonds
  • Toothpicks

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  1.  Let preschoolers help frost your cupcakes generously with chocolate frosting.
  2.  To design your hedgehog face, dab on black gel icing eyes, eyebrows and whiskers. Place a dollop of frosting on the flat side of a chocolate chip and attach the chocolate chip to the center of the cookie, as a nose.
  3.  To build Mr. Pricklepants’ hat, cut gumdrops in half and use the wide half of the gumdrop as the crown of the hat. Use green writer icing to glue the crown to the candy melt brim. A sliver of red gumdrop attached with green writer icing is the feather in Mr. Pricklepants’ hat.
  4.  Place the cookie face on the frosted cupcake. Add sliced almond ears.
  5.  Create quills by drawing short lines in the frosting using a toothpick. Preschoolers will love this job, and it’s great practice for building fine motor skills.
  6.  Top off your cupcake with a green gumdrop hat.


About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.