Skip to main content

Sponsored Content

Ornament Treats You Can Eat

Nov 03, 2015 04:13AM ● Published by Family Features

As you set out to make this a holiday to remember, your creativity doesn’t have to be limited to your craft room. Let your imagination loose in other areas, such as the kitchen, for delicious treats that taste as good as they look.

These simple pretzel candies, created by the crafting experts at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, are sure to be a hit, whether you let them brighten up the dessert table at a holiday party or package them in clear cellophane with a bold bow for a sweet gift.

Easy Christmas Ornament Pretzel Treats

Prep time: 1-2 hours
Skill level: No experience necessary
Makes: 12 pieces

Supplies:

  • 4 ounces Red Candy Melts Candy
  • 4 ounces Dark Green Candy Melts Candy
  • 2 ounces Bright White Candy Melts Candy
  • Christmas nonpareils
  • Gold sugar pearls
  • Pretzel rings
  • Granulated sugar
  • Mini marshmallows

Wilton food-crafting supplies:

  • Parchment paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • 12-inch disposable decorating bags
  • Food-safe scissors

Instructions:

  1. Place pretzels on parchment paper-covered cookie sheet.

  2. Melt red and green candy, separately, in disposable decorating bags according to package directions. Cut small point off tip of disposable decorating bag. Use melted candy to fill hole in pretzels. Allow to cool in refrigerator, about 10-15 minutes. Reserve remaining melted red and green candy.

  3. Dip food-safe scissors in granulated sugar. Cut 1/8-inch off top and back of marshmallows.

  4. Melt white candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Use candy to attach marshmallows to top of pretzel ornaments. Allow to cool in refrigerator, about 3-5 minutes. Reserve remaining melted white candy.

  5. Use reserved melted white candy to pipe line across top and bottom of pretzels. Add nonpareils. Use melted red or green candy to pipe line across the center of ornaments. Allow to cool in refrigerator, about 3-5 minutes.

  6. Use melted green or red candy to pipe lines across top and bottom of pretzels. Use melted white candy to pipe line across the center. Add gold sugar pearls. Allow to cool in refrigerator, about 3-5 minutes.

Look for more ideas to spread holiday cheer throughout the house at joann.com.

Sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Family Features Family Features Home and Garden
  • 32nd Annual Craft & Vendor Show

    10/21/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    This show spotlights a selection of arts and crafts designed and created by the artist and also a...


  • 32nd Annual Craft & Vendor Show

    10/21/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    This show spotlights a selection of arts and crafts designed and created by the artist and also a...


  • Low Cost Pet Vaccine Clinic in Lisle

    10/21/2017
    09:00AM — 01:00PM

    Every Saturday from 9:00AM-1:00PM the Pet Well Clinic in Lisle offers affordable vaccines, microc...


  • Sculpture on the Prairie

    10/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Fine Line Creative Arts Center is proud to annouce it's first Sculpture on the Prarie exhibit. E...


  • Geneva Park District's Kids' Zone Hiring Event

    10/21/2017
    10:00AM — 01:00PM

    Join us at Sunset Community Center between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm for our Kids’ Zone Hiring Event, ...


  • Million Dollar Quartet

    10/21/2017
    01:30PM

    Paramount Theatre's rollicking 2017-18 Broadway Series opener is Million Dollar Quartet, the wild...


  • ZOMBIES WANTED

    10/21/2017
    02:30PM — 09:00PM

    Interested in becoming a zombie? We need volunteers, ages 14 & older, to be transformed into the ...


  • Zombie Apocalypse!

    10/21/2017
    04:30PM — 08:00PM

    It's a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Will you survive? Participants will navigate the land of the un-dead...


  • Comedy at Zanies

    10/21/2017
    07:30PM

    See nationally known comics along with some of the country’s hottest new talents for a night full...


  • First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) is thrilled to present the Worl...


  • First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) is thrilled to present the Worl...


  • Live Music

    10/21/2017
    09:00PM — 11:55PM

    Join us on historic Bourbon Street in Jambalaya at Pheasant Run Resort for live bands every Satur...


  • Comedy at Zanies

    10/21/2017
    09:45PM

    See nationally known comics along with some of the country’s hottest new talents for a night full...


Neighbors Magazines
Neighbors Magazines, 28 South Water Street, Batavia, IL 60510, 630-995-3482, www.welcometoneighbors.com
Contact us