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Candy Cupcake Boxes

These festive candy cupcake boxes are almost too pretty to eat, but too irresistible not to.
Makes: Each candy box serves 1.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

To make bow loops (4 for each bow), roll fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut strips 3 in. long x 1/2 in. wide. Brush both sides with water and coat with corresponding color sugars. Pinch open ends of loops together and lay on side to dry. To make center loop, repeat same process as bow loops but cut 1 in. long x 1/2 in. wide. Let dry several hours.

Step 2

To make candy cupcake shells, place baking cups in standard muffin pan. Add a small amount of melted candy inside bottom of cup and use pastry brush to completely coat inside of cup; let set in refrigerate and repeat process for second coat; let set.

Step 3

To make candy lids, position medium round cutter from set on cookies sheet and fill 1/4 in. deep with melted candy; refrigerate until set and unmold.

Step 4

Attach loops to candy lids with melted candy. Fill shells with red and green candy coated chocolates.

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These versatile Baking Cup Shells are easy to make and even easier to fill. Made with candy melts, these shells can be filled with just about anything--fruit, mints, nuts, or your favorite treat.

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Candy Cupcake Boxes is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oh man, I tried these once before they came out awesome. Can't wait to do them again!
Date published: 2011-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Oh i saw this kinda done on cake boss and thought i need to trythis nowi can
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I think this is pretty cool. I made similar ones before, but want to these for Christmas or maybe New Year. Will be different from the normal boxes we put on the table with gifts in them. I think it's going to be a perfect decoration and can't wait to make them!!
Date published: 2010-12-06
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