Mom & Pop Lollipops
Each lollipop serves 1.
Bake cookies on sticks, cool. Melt candy following package directions, place candy in disposable decorating bag. Position cookies on cooling rack over waxed paper. Using a zigzag motion, cover cookies with candy. Tap cookie on grid to remove excess candy, allow to set.
Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red to produce color shown. Tint fondant red and black. Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick, cut pieces with paring knife. Attach fondant pieces together with damp brush. You may make hat and bows in advance, but facial features should be made direcely on cookies.
Mouth: Cut black fondant into 1 1/2 in. wide x 1/2 deep shape.
Eyes: Roll a 1/4 in. ball of white fondant, flatten slightly into oval shape; roll a 1/8 in. ball of black fondant, flatten slightly and attach to white. Cut eyelashes 1/16 in. wide x 1/4 in. long out of black fondant.
Hat: Using red fondant, cut out a rectangle 1 x 1/2 in. wide and round corners off top 1 1/2 in. edge. Roll a log 3/16 in. diameter x 2 1/4 in. long and attach to bottom of hat. Cut a strip of white fondant 1 /4 in.wide x 1 1/2 in. long and attach for hatband.
Bow: Cut out bow tie shape 1 3/4 in. wide x 3/4 in. high out of red fondant. Roll out and flatten a ball and attach to center. For girl?s bow, increase height to 1 in.
Lips: Cut shapes out of red fondant.
Attach fondant to cookie with melted candy. Pipe dots of candy for noses and cheeks. Attach ribbon onto stick.
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