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The Ultimate Candy Easter Basket

Crafting Time:
3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Wilton

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Wilton® foodcrafting supplies:
    Easter Mega Candy Kit (includes three candy molds, Candy Melts candy, lollipop sticks, disposable decorating bags, decorating brush, party bags with ties)
    Easter Cookie Candy Mold
    Candy Melts Candy: Vibrant Green, Light Cocoa, Green, Yellow, White, Lavender, Dark Green, Orange, Pink
    15" Parchment Triangles
    11-3/4" Lollipop Sticks
    Happy Easter Pretzel Mold
    Hatching Chick Pretzel Mold
    Leaf Green Icing Color
  • 2" dia. sandwich cookies
  • Pretzel rods
  • Craft block
  • Basket
  • Sharp knife
  • Shredded coconut
  • Resealable plastic storage bag

DIRECTIONS:

1. Make lollipops. Melt Candy Melts candy from kit following package directions. Use candy molds, disposable decorating bags and melted candy from kit to mold a variety of lollipops. Allow to cool in refrigerator until set. Unmold by turning mold over on a soft cloth and tapping gently to release lollipops.
2. Make cookie candy pops. Melt colored Candy Melts candy following package directions. Use cookie candy mold, cut parchment bags and melted candy to mold a variety of cookie candy pops following directions on mold. Let set in refrigerator. Unmold by turning mold over on a soft cloth and tapping gently to release candy. Dip ends of lollipop sticks in melted candy to attach sticks to back of candy. Allow to cool in refrigerator until set.
3. Make candy-coated pretzels. Melt Candy Melts candy following package directions. Use pretzel molds, cut parchment bags and melted candy to mold a variety of pretzels following directions on mold. Allow to cool in refrigerator until set. Unmold by turning mold over on a soft cloth and tapping gently to release pretzels.
4. Assemble basket. Cut craft block with knife to fit inside basket. Insert ends of lollipops and pretzels in craft block. Tint shredded coconut by placing in a resealable plastic bag and adding dots of green icing color. Knead until coconut is evenly colored. Cover craft block with coconut.

Project Tip:
Arrange extra candy around the basket for more servings and fun!

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