Oh, and they taste fantastic.
Honey Maid and Skippy Reindeer Pops
Ingredients: (makes 8)
Graham Cracker Sandwiches-
8 Honey Maid Chocolate Graham Crackers (plus a few extra in case of breakage)
1/3 cup Skippy Creamy Peanut Butter
(natural or traditional)
1/2 cup light cocoa confectionery coating wafers
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Coating-
1 cup white confectionery coating wafers
2/3 cup light cocoa confectionery coating wafers
1/4 cup Skippy Creamy Peanut Butter
8 red jelly beans
16 large (1/2 inch) candy eyes
8 red and green striped paper straws or craft sticks
2 1/2 inch oval metal cookie cutter
parchment paper lined baking sheets that will fit in your freezer
I found this method easier than holding the lollipop upside down over the bowl waiting for the excess candy coating to drip off, as I usually do, because the peanut butter doesn’t hold the sandwich together if it’s held upside down for too long.
As soon as you move the pop, insert two antlers into the top of the sandwich, add a jelly bean nose and two candy eyes.
Cut a cake board to fit just inside the glass globe, if you are making a snow globe. Otherwise just cut a small board.
Use either the chocolate peanut butter fudge or white confectionery coating as glue to assemble your house. Start by piping some onto the bottom of the front piece and placing it on your board. This will keep your house in place. Then attach the side pieces, then the back, and finally the roof pieces.
Spread some candy coating on the roof, and while it’s still wet, sprinkle on the decorating sugar. Being the house is attached to the cardboard, you can lift it and turn it on it’s side in order to easily sprinkle on the sugar.
Attach the door and any candy you like.
Melt 2 ounces of white confectionery coating, and spread it on the cake board and sprinkle on more sugar. If the candy coating and sugar, extend past the edge of the cardboard you’ll need to scrape it off in order to fit the house under your glass globe. Just use a sharp knife to cut it off.
Place your house on a small pedestal and set the glass globe over top.
These are such fun projects to do with your family and friends at the holidays, so be sure to pick up some Honey Maid Graham Crackers and Skippy Peanut Butter on your next trip to Walmart so you can have some fun in the kitchen during the holidays.
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