Monday, December 7, 2009

Christmas Candy Melts

12 Days of Christmas Treats: Day 5

Christmas Candy Melts

Wilton Candy Molds and Red, White, Brown, and Blue Candy Melts

1. Place Candy Melts in disposable bags. use one bag for each color.
2. Microwave at 40% power for 30 seconds. Knead bag.
3. Continue to microwave and knead at 15 second intervals until smooth and completely melted.
(You can use microwave safe bowls instead of bags. Stir between heating intervals)
4. To fill in the details of the mold, Squeeze melted candy onto a plate. Dip a paint brush in candy and "paint" in detail areas of mold.
5. Refrigerate until firm.
6. Carefully spoon in candy to fill remainder of mold.
7. Lightly tap to remove air bubbles.
8. Refrigerate until firm.
9. Candy will easily tap out of mold when done.
10. Place in small plastic bags and secure with ribbon to present as a party favor or set out on a plate.

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