Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Candy Dipped Snowmen and Reindeer

Are you looking for something easy, fun and festive to do with your kids on Christmas Eve? These Candy Dipped Snowmen and Reindeer are for you. They really couldn’t be easier. I found the idea in an ad for CandiQuik candy coating in Woman’s Day Last Minute Christmas magazine. I have never seen CandiQuik in any store near me, but I love the idea, and I found other candy coating at Michaels. I whipped up some royal icing, added different colors, melted the candy coating, and we were ready. The kids really enjoyed making these candy dipped cookies, and I had fun too since they weren’t too complicated. The snowmen are cute, but I really like the reindeer.

Candy Dipped Snowmen
1 package Nutter Butter cookies
2 14 ounce packages vanilla candy coating pieces
1-2 batches royal icing (assorted paste food colorings)
candy coated chocolate pieces (we used M&Ms)

Melt the candy coating. Dip cookies into the candy. Place the dipped cookies on parchment paper. Add the M&Ms when the candy has partially set. When the candy coating has dried, decorate.

Candy Dipped Reindeer
1 package Nutter Butter cookies
2 14 ounce packages chocolate candy coating pieces
1 batch royal icing (I used some from the snowmen)
candy coated chocolate pieces (M&Ms)
pretzels twists broken in half

Melt the candy coating. Dip the Nutter Butters into the candy coating. Place the dipped cookies on parchment paper. Add the M&M noses and pretzel antlers when the candy has partially set. Add the white royal icing eyeballs when the candy coating is dry. Use a toothpick to add some of the chocolate candy coating as pupils.

Merry Christmas!

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