Dino Dines Out
Rendered in candy, this prehistoric composition tempts every guest?s sweet tooth. Mold Candy Melts® in our Mini Dinosaur Pan and Mini Loaf Pan to create the colorful creature and grassy-earth plaques.
Each candy serves 1.
Mold orange dinosaur candy plaque 1/4 in. deep in pan cavity (reserve 2 orange wafers for each dinosaur to make easel backs).
Tint portions of melted white candy green and violet using candy colors. Mold green candy plaque in mini loaf pan.
Refrigerate plaques until firm; unmold.
Pipe violet spots, mouth and eye using melted candy in cut disposable bag; refrigerate until firm.
Trim round edges off orange candy discs and attach with melted candy to back of dinosaur for easel backs.
For tree, cut jelly spearmint leaves lengthwise in half, refrigerate (this will help candy harden quickly when assembling).
Using melted candy, attach leaves to top of pretzel rod; when set, attach bottom of pretzel to back of dinosaur.
Attach dinosaur to candy plaque base, and additional jelly spearmint leaves around dinosaur with melted candy.