Each cupcake serves 1.
Prepare color flow or royal icing; tint desired shades for faces with icing color. Pipe tip 2 puddles on waxed paper; let dry overnight. With FoodWriter edible markers, add facial features and hair.
Line jumbo muffin pan with baking cups. Fill 2/3 full with your favorite cupcake recipe or batter from a mix. Bake according to recipe instructions. Cool completely.
Roll out jumbo spice drops on surface sprinkled with granulated sugar; cut two propeller shapes for each copter with knife. Set aside.
Insert wafer cookie into side of cupcake to create the helicopter tail. Spatula ice tops of cupcakes with white buttercream icing. Outline cockpit area with tip 6 yellow buttercream outline. Attach puddle face to cockpit. Cover remaining helicopter and tail area with red buttercream tip #13 stars. Attach propellers with dots of icing.