Cute Candy Coated Frogs

Cute Candy Coated Frogs
Jump into fun with these cute Candy-Coated Frogs made from pretzels and Candy Melts candy. A fun snack for kids or a cute edible favor for animal-themed birthday parties, these little frogs are a fun project for decorators of all skill levels. Use your favourite colors of Candy Melts candy to create frogs in all the colours of the rainbow!
Makes: 12
Skill: Easy

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Ingredients:

  • 28gLight Cocoa Candy Melts Candy 
  • Candy Colours Primary Colours Set (Red, Blue and Orange candy colours used)*
  • Pretzels (36 pretzels needed for 12 treats)
  • 57g Blue Candy Melts Candy
  • 57g Yellow Candy Melts Candy 
  • 57g Vibrant Green Candy Melts Candy 
  • 85g Bright White Candy Melts Candy 
  • 28g Red Candy Melts Candy 
  • Confectionary Eyeballs

Colour Combinations

  • Combine Light Cocoa candy with Red and Blue candy colours to get black colour shown
  • Combine Bright White candy with Orange candy colour to get orange colour shown

 

Step 1

  • Melt Light Cocoa, Blue, Yellow, Vibrant Green, Bright White and Red candy separately according to package instructions; keep warm on warming tray.
  • Tint candy black and orange using colour combinations provided.
  • Reserve 28g Bright White candy white for later step

Step 2

  • Using craft knife, cut one loop off 24 pretzels to make legs.
  • Leave 12 pretzels intact for faces.
  • Using candy fork, dip pretzels in Blue, Yellow, Green or Orange candy; tap to remove excess.
  • Transfer to greaseproof-covered biscuit tin.
  • There will be two legs and one head needed for each frog.
  • Chill until set, about 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 3

  • For frog faces, prepare decorating bag with reserved melted Bright White candy; cut small hole in tip.
  • Pipe in top two holes of pretzels to form eyes. Reserve remaining melted white candy for later step.
  • Prepare decorating bag with melted black candy; cut small hole in tip. Pipe mouth in remaining hole of frog face.
  • Chill until set, about 5 minutes.
  • Prepare decorating bag with melted Red candy; cut small hole in tip. Pipe tongue on each frog mouth. Let set, about 5 minutes.
  • Using reserved melted white candy, attach confectionary eyeballs to frog face.
  • Using remaining candy in the same colour, attach candy-coated legs to back of frog face.

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