Do Something Sweet: Mom & Pop Pops
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Do Something Sweet: Mom & Pop Pops

All your sweethearts deserve a sweet heart treat! They’re easy to make in just a few steps.
Craft Time: varies
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Material List

  • Wilton Heart Treat Pan
  • Wilton 6-inch Cookie Sticks
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton Tapered Spatula
  • Red Ribbon
  • Waxed Paper
  • Wilton Red-Red Icing Color
  • Wilton Christmas Red Icing Color
  • Wilton Black Icing Color
  • Cookie Recipe, on pan label
  • White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant
  • Wilton Pink Candy Melts® brand Confectionery Coating

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Bake cookies on sticks, cool. Melt candy following package directions, place candy in disposable decorating bag. Position cookies on cooling rack over waxed paper. Using a zigzag motion, cover cookies with candy. Tap cookie on grid to remove excess candy, allow to set.

Step: 2

Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red to produce color shown. Tint fondant red and black. Roll out fondant 1/8-inch thick, cut pieces with paring knife. Attach fondant pieces together with damp brush.

Step: 3

You may make hat and bows in advance, but facial features should be made directly on cookies.

Step: 4

Mouth: Cut black fondant into 1 ½ -inch wide x ½ -inch deep shape.

Step: 5

Eyes: Roll a ¼ -inch ball of white fondant, flatten slightly into oval shape; roll a 1/8-inch ball of black fondant, flatten slightly and attach to white. Cut eyelashes 1/16-inches wide x ¼ -inches long out of black fondant.

Step: 6

Hat: Using red fondant, cut out a rectangle 1-inch x ½ -inch wide and round corners off top 1 ½ -inch edge. Roll a log 3/16-inches in diameter x 2 ¼ -inches long and attach to bottom of hat. Cut a strip of white fondant 1/4-inch wide x 1 1/2-inches long and attach for hatband.

Step: 7

Bow: Cut out bow tie shape 1 ¾ -inches wide x ¾ -inches high out of red fondant. Roll out and flatten a ball and attach to center. For girl’s bow, increase height to 1-inch.

Step: 8

Lips: Cut shapes out of red fondant.

Step: 9

Attach fondant to cookie with melted candy. Pipe dots of candy for noses and cheeks. Attach ribbon onto stick. Each serves 1.


Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's direction for products used.