1. Working with one at a time (so that the icing doesn't dry out), top a cupcake with a generous layer of vanilla frosting. Add texture by using the tip of a toothpick to pull the frosting up into tiny peaks. Press on a black jelly bean nose, chocolate chip eyes, and a tongue snipped from a stick of pink bubble gum. Halve a white spice drop and press the pieces into place for ears.