If you're new to the art of candy-making, you're going to love this simple and easy candy project. Made using Candy Melts candy and the Silicone Bit-Size Tree Mold, these Festive Tree Christmas Candies are wonderful for beginners and are great for experimenting with different candy colors and designs. A wonderful handmade gift idea or stocking stuffer, these homemade candies are fun and fast to make and are sure to be enjoyed by friends, family or co-workers. Feeling extra festive? Decorate this Christmas candy with sprinkles, gel or icing to add a special holiday touch to these candy trees.
Make candy trees. Reserve one white Candy Melts candy wafer for each treat base. Melt red, blue, green, vibrant green and white Candy Melts candy according to package instructions. Place bite- size tree silicone mold on cake board to support. Use red, green, vibrant green and blue melted candy in cut candy decorating bags to fill mold cavities 1/4 in. full. Tap board gently to remove air
bubbles. Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes.
Decorate trees. For striped trees, use tip 8 and melted green candy to pipe stripes. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes. For dotted trees, use tip 1 and melted green, vibrant green, blue and white candy to pipe dots. Chill until firm. For snowflake trees, use tip 1s and melted white candy to pipe outline snowflakes. Chill until firm.
Assemble trees. Use melted white candy to attach each tree to a white Candy Melts candy wafer. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.