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Mini Gingerbread Boy Petit Four


A sweet treat you can eat in one bite, these Mini Gingerbread Boy Petit Fours are sure to become a holiday favorite. Made using a firm-textured batter, such as pound cake, one recipe can make up to 30 little Christmas treats, so this is a great go-to for an upcoming holiday potluck or work holiday party. Decorate your petit fours with fondant stripes and top each one with a candy gingerbread man for a sweet treat everyone is sure to love!
Makes: Each Serves 1

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Step 1

In advance: Make candy gingerbread boys. Place boy cutter from mini set on non-stick pan. Fill 1/4 in. deep with melted light cocoa candy. Tap to settle; chill until firm. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to pipe outline border and dot buttons. Use melted red candy to pipe dot eyes, outline smile and dots on white buttons. Chill until firm.

Step 2

Bake and cool cake using firm-textured batter, such as pound cake. Use smallest round cutter from 101 cutter set to mark circles across top (one cake will make 30 petits fours); cut out using a knife.

Step 3

Place cakes on cooling grid over parchment covered cookie sheet. Cover with melted white candy. Tap to settle; chill until firm.

Step 4

Use rotary cutter to cut seven each pink and red edible paper strips for each treat, 1/4 in. x 1 in. Use piping gel to attach alternating strips to sides, 1/4 in. apart, trimming ends as needed. Attach gingerbread boy to top with melted candy; let set.

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Bright Pink Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Bright Pink Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Red Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Red Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper ((1 each makes 10 to 12 treats))

White Candy Melts® Candy

White Candy Melts® Candy

Red Candy Melts® Candy

Red Candy Melts® Candy

Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy

Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy ((1 pk. each makes 10 to 12 treats))

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101 Cookie Cutters Set ((smallest round))

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