Frog Bites@The Seven Year Cottage

This may sound a bit strange…

But I have a thing for frogs.

Not the real ones with gangly legs and deep croaking voices.

I mean the fictional, cartoonish kind…

All bright green, cheery, and full of irresistible charm!

These cute little frog treats are super simple and fun to make with the kids.

And may I add…

Cheerful and quite charming!

Frog Bites

  • Two-bite brownies
  • Fruit slices (candy aisle)
  • Spice drops (candy aisle)
  • Sour Power red candy strips (Dollar General)
  • Edible eyes (Michael’s)
  • White chocolate chips
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Blue food coloring
  • Blue sugar sprinkles
  • Gallon-size resealable bag
  • Miniature cupcake papers
  • Toothpicks

Place two-bite brownies in paper liners and set aside.

Mix together vanilla frosting and 6-8 drops of food coloring.  Transfer to gallon-size zipper bag, seal, and snip one corner.  Pipe blue frosting onto brownies and sprinkle with sugar crystals.

Frog Bites@The Seven Year Cottage

To create frogs, separate green fruit slices and spice drops (you’ll need one large candy and two gum drops for each frog).  Form heads by carefully inserting two toothpicks, about 5/8 inch apart, through the bottom of fruit slices and into smaller candies.

Melt 1/2 cup white chocolate chips in small microwave safe bowl for 30-45 seconds.  Dab a small amount on the back of edible eyes and attach them to the green spice drops.  Once the chocolate sets up, they will be stuck like glue… pun fully intended!

For tongues, cut flat, red candy in half lengthwise with a clean pair of kitchen shears.  Cut strips into smaller pieces approximately 1.25 inches long.  Snip a small v-shaped notch in one end.

Top iced brownies with candy frogs, sliding tongues in between toothpicks.

Frog Bites@The Seven Year Cottage

Now you’re ready to serve!


60 responses to Ribbit!

  1. Lamb says:

    What a sweet (literally!) froggy.
    Oh, to have patience when it comes to cake decorating ;)

  2. ashley says:

    o my goodness these are DARLING!!! i wish i could do something half as cute as those!!
    great job:)

  3. Christy says:

    I don’t know how you keep coming up with such great ideas. They’re adorable!

  4. Dacia says:

    These are absolutely adorable! So cute & so creative. Visiting from 30 handmade days.

  5. Cindy says:

    How creative u r!
    Can’t wait to make these for a friend who also loves frogs.
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. malia says:

    these are amazing! how creative… my mom has a thing for frogs too… she would love these

  7. Geni says:

    These are really the very cutest cupcakes I have ever seen! You are so creative and talented!

  8. Absolutely, positively DARLING! What a fun idea for a birthday party!

  9. These are completely adorable!!! Great job!

  10. Hollie,

    They are so adorable and whimsical! I love those sugar eyes. I’ll have to look for those next time I’m at Michael’s!

    Visiting from Holly’s Tickled Pink party at 504 Main.


  11. I am in LOVE! These are seriously TOO stinkin’ cute! Adorable idea and definitely a project my little guy would get a major kick out of helping Mommy in the kitchen with!

  12. Heidi says:

    These are absolutely adorable!! I love the idea!

  13. Amber says:

    Such a fantastic and cute idea!!

  14. amanda says:

    oh these look great! thanks for sharing them and linking up at Savory Sunday!

  15. Ok, I LOVE these. I have to make them… just have to. Thanks for sharing them!

    I would love for you to share these at my For the Kids link party! I’m sure my followers would love them too.


  16. Kristine says:

    You are a genius!! Love these!! SO creative!


  17. Anna says:

    These are SO cute! My daughter would love them…I’m definitely going to try these. Thanks for the great idea!

  18. Nicole says:

    These are too cute! They just look amazing. I host a weekly link party and would love it if you’d pop over sometime and link up a recipe or two. Hope to see you there!


  19. Brilliant idea!
    I would love for you to share this at our Monday Playdate link up: http://beneaththerowantree.blogspot.com/2011/05/playdate-link-party-everyone-welcome.html

    COme & Play :: Playdate

  20. Kim says:

    These are so cute! Where do you come up with all of these awesome ideas?? :-) thanks for linking up!

  21. Ricki says:

    Those are too cute!

  22. Lisa says:

    These are adorable! Almost too cute to eat…almost!

  23. Emily says:

    These are absolutely adorable!! Wonderful job!!

  24. jessica says:

    How cute! This is a great idea!

  25. lisa skiles says:

    You had me at hello. These are adorable. Hop your frog on over and see my krispie treat beehive.

  26. Leslie says:

    Sooo cute! Love frogs, and I never would have thought about this. Thanks for sharing!

  27. Jennifer says:

    These are so darn cute! Almost too cute to eat:)

  28. amanda says:

    Just wanted to let you know I changed my blog url from eating in winnipeg to http://thesweetdetail.blogspot.com/ hope to have you come over there and follow me there :)

  29. Ginger says:

    So cute! Bookmarking this for my son’s 2nd birthday in August! :) (Came over from Sugar Bee Crafts)

    Just started my own link up party over at gingersnapcrafts.blogspot.com.

    Would love to have you link up. A giveaway is involved. :)


  30. I love it, I love it, I love it!!!! So cute and creative. I’d almost feel bad eating these little guys, almost. Thanks for linking this up to Sweets for a Saturday. I hope you’ll join in again.

  31. radhika says:

    These are adorabe! Love how you made the eyes and tongue! I woud love to gobble down these frogs!

  32. Jerri says:

    Love these! So cute!

    Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites! I’m featuring you this week! Come grab my featured button if you’d like one.

  33. Judy says:

    That is so adorable! My boys would love these…as would (I’m sure!) many adults :)

  34. Jackie says:

    super cute! and that’s saying something because i HATE frogs lol….great job!


  35. Those are precious! What a perfect idea for a summer party. Thanks.

  36. SURPRISE!!!! This amazing post has been featured at this week’s For the Kids Link Party at Sun Scholars. Thanks so much for sharing, and be sure to stop by and grab an A++ button for your blog! I can’t wait to see what you have for us this week! Party is now posted… so hop on by!


  37. those are super cute! Love them! Thanks for linking up to this week’s Catch a Glimpse party! :)

  38. Kelly Corado says:

    Thank you for Sharing this week in the Glitter Link Party. I featured you today on The Friday Spotlight! xoxo

  39. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Hollie,
    What an adorable little frog, he is just precious I think he has a darling personality! You are blessed with such a creative talent, I always get excited to see your work. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!

  40. Randa says:

    GRavy boat! Those are freaking cute. I may have to think about making them!

  41. Love, love, love these! My kid’s will love them!

  42. Thanks for linking to THIS WEEK’S CRAVINGS, next Monday is Father’s Day Favorite Recipes, hope to see you linking up again!


  43. Hollie, These are simply adorable. Super cute idea – I love these! Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase – I greatly appreciate it. I have featured this on Sunday – I am a little behind getting to the comments though. Have a wonderful week ~ Stephanie Lynn

  44. Hollie, I have to agree, cartoonish frogs definitely have a distinctive charm, which your whimsical cupcakes definitely capture!

    Always so wonderful to have you be a part of the “A Little Birdie Told Me…” party!

    Jenn/Rook No. 17

  45. MegaCrafty says:

    Really cute thanks for sharing this idea!

  46. Briana says:

    What an adorable froggy! Your cute creation has been featured at Sweet Peas and Bumblebees! Don’t forget to stop by and grab our button!


  47. Nicole says:

    Thanks for linking up last week on Whisking Wednesdays. I hope to see you back again this week. These are just toooo cute!


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