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    'Toad'ally Cool Pencil Pops

    Posted by  ·  February 8, 2010

    I have talked about pencil pops before. I think they make the best party favors. They work great for hard candy suckers …

    or melted candy coating.

    Supplies:

    Candy coating
    pencil pops
    valentine pencils
    plastic bags
    ribbon
    candy molds (mold need to have a place for the plastic pencil pop, see picture)

    Directions:

    Place plastic pencil pops into mold.

    Melt candy coating slowly in microwave.  It is important to not overheat as it will scorch. I used about 38 candy disks to fill the mold of six frogs. Fill molds.

    Gently tap mold to make sure there are no air bubbles and candy coating has completely filled the mold.

    Allow to completely cool and harden. Remove from molds.

    Place small plastic bag over candy from and tie with a ribbon.  Labels can be made by downloading tag, printing on paper, cutting them out and wrapping around pencil and fastening with glue stick.

    You are ‘Toad’ally awesome tag download

    The same molds could be used to make gummi frogs. How about placing some in a baggie and stapling a tag to the top. Learn how to make Homemade Gummi Candy here.

    You are ‘toad’ally awesome plastic bag topper (fits most ziploc type bags)



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    1. Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
      [...] my cake pop tourtial to combine your gingerbread cake and my favorite buttercream frosting (or any vanilla frosting) [...]
    2. Thursday, February 11th, 2010
      I am going to Michaels already tomorrow and now i have something to add to my list lol
    3. Laura
      Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
      Great idea! My mind might be in the gutter but the frogs gave me a little giggle : )
    4. Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
      This is the funnest idea! I love it. If only I could get to the store to buy a mold- it's snowing here in Pittsburgh, big time.

      If you'd like, I'm hosting my very first Link Party today. And you are welcome to link up this craft!
    5. angela
      Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      is there a code for the 15% off lorann? i need some more flavoring ASAP! we made homemade suckers for our valentine treats this year and they have been a big hit!
    6. Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      TOADALLY AND COMPLETELY AWESOME!!!
      CAN I COPY YOU PRETTY PLEASE?
    7. Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      just a thought...I could try to melt crayons in the molds and top the pencils with rainbow crayons...you have me thinking and I like that :)
    8. Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      I love making candy pops and when I first saw they made the attachments for pencils I was so excited and a few days later got word that our schools no longer allow home baked goods (the law went into effect state wide as well) and I never made them :( Yours look great! I have a large collection of candy molds and now only make them once in a while, used to make them each month.
    9. Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      These are super cute--I'm going to make them.
    10. Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      Those are so cute. Love them! Now I want a sweet snack...
    11. Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
      Cute!