In advance: Make snowflakes. Use melted
white candy in cut parchment bag to fill in
snowflake detail of candy mold. Tap
to settle; chill until firm.
Bake and cool 1 in. high cake in Jelly Roll
pan. Use knife to cut mittens using cookie
cutter (reverse to cut shape) as a guide. Ice
bottom with melted candy; set, candy side
down, on waxed paper-covered boards. Chill
Place candy side down on Cooling
Grid set over pan. Cover with melted candy. Chill until firm. Using melted candy
in cut parchment bag, overpipe cuff; let set.
Pipe red name and attach snowflake; chill to
Adding color details to candies makes them more realistic and much more fun! For large areas of color, it's best to paint the melted candy right in the mold before the whole candy is molded using a decorator brush. Or, for very small details like vines, mouths and messages, melted candy should be piped onto molded candies using a parchment bag with a small hole cut in the tip.