Star Spangled Cupcakes

Makes 12 cupcakes


Prepare chocolate cupcakes using your favorite box mix.  Top with cream cheese frosting (recipe below) and decorate with patriotic decorations.


Cream Cheese Frosting


4 oz. Meijer cream cheese, softened

1 Tbsp. Meijer low-fat milk, or more as needed

1 cup Meijer powdered sugar


Beat softened cream cheese in a medium mixer bowl until light and creamy. There should be no lumps. Beat in milk and then about ¾ of the powdered sugar. Taste and add more powdered sugar and/or milk depending on your preference for sweetness and spreadability.

 From Shari Steinbach, MS RD, Meijer Dietitian and Healthy Living Manager