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5 Minute Homemade Suckers

These 5 minute homemade suckers are a great after school activity that your child will love!   Bella comes in from school needing a break!  This recipe is the perfect way to do something fun and talk about their day! I love hearing about what is going on at school!
5 minute homemade suckers

Supplies for 5 minute homemade suckers

Jolly Rancher
Sucker Sticker
Cookie sheet lined with a baking Mat or Parchment Paper

supplies for 5 minute homemade suckers

How to make 5 minute homemade suckers

Unwrap candies and break candy with a meat mallet.

how to make easy homemade suckers

Place broken pieces in piles on a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Children will love arranging the pieces to create the perfect sucker.  Be sure to leave plenty of room for sucker sticks.

jolly rancher sucker how to

Bake in 350 degree oven for 3 – 5 minutes. Watch closely. Pull candy out of the over and immediately place sucker sticks into each candy puddle. Roll sticks in candy to coat the stick.

jolly rancher suckers

Allow to cool and peel away from silicone mat.

YUM!

jolly rancher suckers

 

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This post is sponsored by Volunteer Spot all ideas, recipes, and opinions are my own.

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