Wilton® Birthday Candy
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Wilton® Birthday Candy

Surprise the birthday guest of honor with special treats made from Wilton candy melts. These are a great alternative to the traditional birthday cake.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Lollipop Sticks, small

Lollipop Sticks

 

Material List

  • 10-Pack Candy Mold Set
  • Garden Candy Color Set
  • Fanci-Foil Wrap
  • Cone Shaped Corn Snacks
  • Curling Ribbon
  • Tape
  • Craft Foam Block (1” thick)
  • Craft Knife
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

In Advance
Mold candies. Tint portions of melted white candy black using candy color, copper for face using melted orange candy and green using candy color and melted yellow candy. Using piping method, mold gifts and faces into candy molds; chill until firm.  sing craft knife, carefully trim off raised eye areas on faces. Pipe dot eyes and nose, string mouth. Attach lollipop sticks to back of faces with melted candy. Let set. Also: make hats. Cut corn snacks to 3/4in. long; dip in melted candy and let set; repeat as needed. 

For base, cut craft foam into 2-1/4in. squares; wrap in foil, secure with tape. Insert lollipops, trimming to desired heights. Attach hats with dots of candy. To decorate, add a drop of water to ¼ cup melted candy to thicken. Quickly pipe zigzag trim on hats; let set. Attach gifts around craft blocks with melted candy. Cut 12in. lengths of curling ribbon and curl. Tie one length to each stick and position additional pieces on base. Each serves 1.

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