Tired of the same old cookies year after year? Change things up with your holiday baking this year and try making candy treats! Melting chocolates and candies is easier than it seems, and with this Jolly Waddler Penguin Treat, you can try your hand at making sweet chocolate candies, perfect for gift-giving to friends and family. These adorable candy penguins are made using the Dessert Dome Candy Mold, as well as an assortment of Candy Melts candy. The great thing about Candy Melts is that they won't melt at room temperature, so these little guys can stay out to play all day! A fun and adorable treat for kids and adults alike, these Jolly Waddler Penguin Candies are sure to melt hearts this holiday season!
Make hat, beak, wings, feet and eyes. Tint 3/4 oz. fondant
each red and yellow, 1 oz. brown, reserve 1/2 oz. white.
For feet, roll two balls, 7/8 in. diameter; shape into
teardrops. Cut slits for toes with knife.
For hat, roll a
red ball 1 1/4 in. diameter; shape into a cone, 2 in. high
x 1 1/4 in. wide. Roll out brown and yellow fondant 1/8 in.
thick. Cut two brown wings using large leaf Cut-Out
(reverse for one).
For beak, use knife to cut two yellow
triangles, 3/8 in. wide.
For eyes, roll two brown balls, 1/4 in.
diameter; flatten. Roll tiny white balls for eye highlights;
attach with damp brush.
For head, paint a heart shape, 2 1/2 in. wide x 2 3/4 in. high,
on inside of large dome mold with melted white candy;
let set. Fill remainder of mold with dark cocoa candy; let
set. Repeat process for body, painting a teardrop shape,
2 in. wide x 2 1/2 in. high, with white candy before filling
with dark cocoa candy. Mold back halves in large dome
mold using dark cocoa candy; let set. Slide flat side of
halves over warm surface; attach for a 3-D ball. Slide top
of body over warm surface; attach head to body.
fondant pieces with melted candy; let set. For hat, roll
16 fondant balls, 3/8 in. to 1/2 in. diameter. Attach for brim
and pompom with melted candy.