Pretzel Owls with Candy Trim How-To

Halloween is a real hoot when you bring these easy treats to the party! Just give pretzel twists a dip in melted Wilton Candy Melts candy, and then add fun features using Tootsie Roll Midgees candy, Starburst Fruit Chews candy, Laffy Taffy candy and Wilton Candy Eyeballs.

Ingredients:

  • Wilton Light Cocoa Candy Melts Candy (12 oz makes 12 to 16 treats)
  • Pretzel twists
  • Wilton Black Candy Melts Candy (10 oz. makes 12-16 treats)
  • Tootsie Roll Midgees candy
  • Orange Starburst Fruit Chews Candy
  • Banana Laffy Taffy candy
  • Wilton Candy Eyeballs

Supplies:

  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Fork
  • Waxed or parchment paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • Wilton 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Food-safe scissors

Step 1: Dip Pretzels

Melt light cocoa Candy Melts candy in microwave-safe bowl, according to package directions. Use fork to dip pretzel in melted light cocoa candy. Place on waxed paper-covered cookie sheet. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer remaining melted light cocoa candy into a disposable decorating bag. Use scissors to cut point off decorating bag when ready to decorate.

 

Step 2: Fill in Pretzel

Melt black Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Use melted black candy to fill in pretzel openings. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Reserve remaining black candy.

Step 3: Make Ears and Nose

Cut Tootsie Roll Midgees in half. Use fingers to shape halves into triangles for inside ears. Flatten orange Starburst candy and cut triangles for inside ears. Use reserved melted light cocoa candy to attach inside ears to ears, then ears to pretzels. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

For nose, flatten banana Laffy Taffy candy and cut triangle.

Step 4: Attach Nose and Eyes

Use reserved melted black candy to attach candy eyeballs and noses to pretzels. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

 

 

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