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Candy Train

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Candy Train

Surprise your kids with this train made with candies, cookies and chocolate frosting – a fun treat.

Updated November 17, 2010

Ingredients

  • Fun-size candy bars, unwrapped
  • Candy bar miniatures, unwrapped
  • Chocolate frosting (from 16-oz. can)
  • Bite-sized round buttery crackers and/or bite-sized creme-filled sandwich cookies, separated
  • Frilly-topped toothpicks
  • Assorted candies

Steps

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  • 1
    For each engine, attach candy bar miniature to top of fun-size candy bar with frosting. Attach bite-sized cookie halves to sides as wheels. To form smokestack, attach 1 candy, wide end up, to top with toothpick.
  • 2
    For coal car or log car, with frosting, attach crackers to fun-size bar. With frosting, attach candies for cargo or pretzel sticks for logs. Let stand until frosting is set.

  • For the most festive candy train, purchase gumdrops and candy-coated chocolate pieces in holiday colors.
  • To avoid breaking a candy bar during assembly, insert a toothpick completely through a gumdrop. Place the gumdrop on a candy bar and continue pressing the toothpick through the candy bar.
  • Let kids have fun making a candy train for each guest at the dinner table. Use paper place mats and show the kids how to draw railroad tracks for the trains along the edges.

No nutrition information available for this recipe

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