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Meal Markers Candy


Step 1

Reserve 1 Candy Melts disk for each plaque to make easel. Mold candy plaques 1/4 in. thick in pan cavities. Refrigerate until firm; unmold. Brush melted candy on edges and dip in sprinkles. Refrigerate until firm.

Step 2

Make pilgrims. Tint melted white candy with a little orange. Mold candy faces in Candy Melting Plate cavities. Using fondant, make clothes and hair; roll out 1/8 in. thick.

Step 3

For collars, cut a 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. white strip; cut out a notch in center and attach to face with melted candy.

Step 4

For man's hat, tint fondant black, blue, and yellow (combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow for yellow shown). Cut a black strip 1 x 5/8 in., tapering to 1/2 in. wide at top. Attach to face with candy.

Step 5

For hatband, cut a 1/8 in. blue strip; trim to fit and attach to hat with damp brush.

Step 6

For brim, cut a 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. black strip. Attach to face with damp brush.

Step 7

For buckle, hand shape a yellow log into a square; attach with damp brush.

Step 8

For top of woman's bonnet, cut a 1 3/8 x 5/8 in. white strip, tapering ends to 1 1/8 in. wide toward bottom; attach to face with melted candy.

Step 9

For woman's brim, cut a 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. white strip; attach with melted candy.

Step 10

For hair, cut small pieces of yellow fondant; using scissors, cut slits for fringe; attach to bonnet with damp brush. Attach to plaque with melted candy.

Step 11

For name, tint orange candy with red candy color. Pipe names and facial features using melted candy in cut parchment bag. Make easels using reserved Candy Melts wafers. Cut wafers in half; cut one side flat to create a right angle. Attach 2 easels to back of each plaque with melted candy; let set.