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Bobbing For Bats Candy

Let your tricky little guests pick their own treats. Bobbing For Bats is a fun way to hold and display individual lollipops you’ve made using Wilton Candy MeltsR, candy colors and spooky Halloween candy molds.


Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

Several days in advance, make arm and hand: Add 1 teaspoon of Gum-Tex to 12 oz. of fondant. Tint small portions green and black, tint remaining mixture brown.

Step 2

Roll out green fondant and cut hand; turn hand over and fold fingers over in position shown (cut between each finger if needed to elongate). Press small pieces of black fondant into nail area; score knuckles with knife.

Step 3

Roll out brown fondant and cut arm using pattern. Let arm and hand dry thoroughly, in a dark area.

Step 4

Using candy colors, tint portions of melted white candy black (mix red and blue), and yellow.

Step 5

Mold a variety of lollipops using painting method; refrigerate until firm.

Step 6

Cut craft block to fit cauldron and wrap with foil.

Step 7

Arm and hand are two separate pieces: Attach 113/4 in. lollipop stick to back of hand with melted candy; cut a second stick in half and attach to back of arm.

Step 8

Cut stick on 1 bat candy to 2 in. and attach to hand with melted candy.

Step 9

Insert arm, hand and lollipops in cauldron.

Step 10

Attach gumballs with melted candy.

Step 11

Position folded cellophane around cauldron to resemble flames.