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Pea Wee Candies


Makes: Each serves 1.

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Step 1

Prepare truffle recipe using light cocoa candy; reserve 1 wafer for each treat to tint dark skin tone heads.

Step 2

For peas, roll nine balls, 5/8 in., for each treat.

For each head, roll one ball, 1 1/8 in. Use candy colors to tint 2 oz. melted white candy light orange for light skin tone shown, 8 oz. green with a little yellow; mix remaining 2 oz. melted white candy with melted cocoa candy for dark skin tone shown. Dip pea truffles in green candy, head truffles in skin tone candy. Chill until firm on waxed paper-covered boards.

Step 3

Mold green dessert shells; chill until firm.

Step 4

Tint 1/4 oz. fondant each light orange and light brown to match heads, Tint 4 oz. fondant green to match green candy.

Step 5

Make peapods.

Roll two green logs, 3/16 in. dia. x 1 1/4 in. long; curl one log for stem, wrap the other around lollipop stick for tendril. Let dry on cornstarch dusted board.

Shape two green cones, 1 1/4 in. long x 1 in. wide, for each treat. Attach to ends of dessert shell with piping gel, shaping into an upward curve.

Roll out remaining green fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use pattern and knife to cut peapod. Position dessert shell at center of fondant; brush outside of shell with piping gel. Pull fondant up and over sides of shell; trim as needed. Cut a 5/8 in. slit on each end; gently pinch and separate. Attach tendril and stem with melted green candy

Step 6

Tint 1 oz. white candy black. Pipe eyes, mouth and nose with melted candy in cut parchment bag.

Step 7

Using fondant to match head, roll two logs for arms, 3/8 in. x 1 in.; flatten one end slightly and cut slits for fingers. Attach to shell with melted candy.

Step 8

For hat, shape a cone from a 3/4 in. ball of green fondant; attach with melted candy. Position peas and head in peapod, supporting as needed with melted candy.

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