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Holiday Candy Trains

Holiday Candy Trains
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 4
Choo-choo! Holiday Candy Trains can brighten as well as add fun to any buffet or table arrangement.
Updated September 14, 2010


  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • 4 sixteen-inch lengths 3/8-inch-wide red or green ribbon
  • 16 packages chewing gum, (5 sticks each)
  • 12 packages (1 1/2 ounces each) raisins
  • 64 round peppermint candies
  • 4 rolls ring-shaped hard candies
  • 4 foil-wrapped Hershey's® Kisses® Brand milk chocolates
  • Assorted foil-wrapped candies
  • 12 miniature candy cane sticks


  • 1
    For cars of each train, glue end of 1 ribbon onto wide side of 1 gum package, 1 raisin package, 2 more gum packages and 1 more raisin package, spacing cars about 1/2 inch apart. For wheels, glue 4 peppermint candies onto sides of gum packages and 2 candies onto sides of raisin packages.
  • 2
    For engine, glue roll of ring-shaped candies onto first ribbon-topped gum package. Glue 2 foil-wrapped milk chocolate candies onto top of engine.
  • 3
    Glue additional candies, candy canes and raisin packages to train cars as shown in photo or as desired.
  • 4
    Repeat to make remaining 3 trains.

  • Clear tape can be used instead of glue.
  • Browse a candy store to discover new gems to use when making trains.

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
  • The HERSHEY'S® KISSES® trademark and trade dress and the Conical figure and plume device are used under license.
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