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Candy-Dipped Butterfly Marshmallow Treats


Candy-Dipped Butterfly Marshmallow Treats Make a whimsical edible butterfly using Candy Melts candy and mini marshmallows. The candy butterfly treat will be perfect for topping cupcakes or treat pops, or make a bunch and use them for a child?s playful garden-themed cake.
Makes: Each Treat Serves 1
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Step 1

Dip mini marshmallows. Melt white, blue and yellow Candy Melts candy, separately, according to package directions. Add a small amount of melted white candy to melted yellow candy. Use pink candy color from set to tint a portion of melted white candy. Reserve some melted white candy.

Insert toothpick into mini marshmallow. For each butterfly, dip one mini marshmallow into melted blue candy, one into melted light yellow candy and one into melted pink candy. Tap gently to remove excess. Place on parchment-covered board. Place on parchment-covered board. Chill to set, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove mini marshmallows from toothpicks.

Step 2

Make wings. Melt lavender Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Add a small amount of reserved melted white candy to melted lavender candy. Place medium heart Cut-Out on cookie pan. Use melted light lavender candy in cut decorating bag to fill Cut-Out about 1/8 in. thick. Tap gently to smooth. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Unmold candy. Repeat to make two per treat.

Use a warm knife to cut points off bottom of hearts, ¼ in. from point. Use melted candy in cut disposable decorating bag to join cut edges of heart together. Place on parchment-covered board. Chill to set, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 3

Make butterfly. Thread blue, yellow and pink marshmallows on a toothpick. Use melted lavender candy in cut disposable decorating bag to attach butterfly body to wings. Chill to set, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add details. For antenna use knife to cut shoestring licorice, 7/16 in., and then cut in half lengthwise. Use dot of melted pink candy in cut disposable decorating bag to attach licorice pieces to pink marshmallow ?head?. Use melted candy in cut disposable decorating bag to attach confetti sprinkles to other end of antennae. Chill to set, about 3 to 5 minutes. Use black edible color marker to draw face on head.

Step 5

Complete treat. Use melted white candy in cut disposable decorating bag to attach confetti to sides of marshmallow. Chill to set, about 3 to 5 minutes. Insert butterfly in marshmallow. Place mini marshmallows in cup. Position treat in glass cup.

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White Candy Melts® Candy

White Candy Melts® Candy ((1/4 oz. per treat))

Blue Candy Melts® Candy

Blue Candy Melts® Candy ((1/4 oz. per treat))

Yellow Candy Melts® Candy

Yellow Candy Melts® Candy ((1/4 oz. per treat))

mini marshmallows

mini marshmallows

Lavender Candy Melts® Candy

Lavender Candy Melts® Candy ((1/4 oz per treat))

Marshmallow

Marshmallow

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Toothpicks

Toothpicks

Cake Board

Cake Board

Cookie Pan

Cookie Pan

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

Disposable Decorating Bags

Disposable Decorating Bags

Knife

Knife

Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

Small Glass Cup

Small Glass Cup ((3 to 4 oz.))

It's easy to accent dipped candy with fun toppings. Immediately after dipping, roll the candy in your favorite topping and refrigerate. Chopped nuts, Wilton Sprinkles and Nonpareils, shredded coconut or cocoa powder are delicious choices.

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