DIY Holiday Treats

Christmas DIY treatsAre you planning a holiday party?! The Milk Shake Factory, a 99-year-old family-run chocolate company, is celebrating the holidays this year with their newest product Snappers. They created these fun and festive DIY holiday treats – perfect for your upcoming celebrations! Check out the recipes below. Snappers are available at your nearest Costco or online at Edward Marc.

DIY holiday treats reindeerSnappers Reindeer:

       Start with a Snapper as the reindeer head

       Melt 3 oz. of dark chocolate in a saucepan

       Dip Snapper in chocolate and evenly coat with a spoon

       Attach two pretzel pieces at the top as antlers

       Attach a butterscotch coin or Nilla wafer, as the base of the nose

       Place a dot of chocolate on the wafer and attach a red candy for the nose

       Add candy eyes with mini M&Ms

DIY holiday treats snowmanSnappers Snowman:

       Begin with a Snapper as a base of the Snowman

       Melt 3 oz. of white chocolate in a saucepan and evenly coat the Snapper with a spoon

       While chocolate is still warm, coat the Snapper in coconut

       Use a brown candy or melted dark chocolate for the eyes and smile

       Finally insert candy corn for the “carrot nose”

DIY holiday treats wreathSnappers Wreath:  

       Cut a 12 inch circle out of cardboard

       Cut out and remove the inner circle

       Melt 5 oz. of dark, milk or white chocolate, dip the Snappers in chocolate and then dip into green or red sprinkles.

       Allow 10 minutes to dry

       Coat outer circular board with chocolate and attach Snappers to make the leaves of the  wreath

       Decorate with starlite mints or other festive candies

       Attach a ribbon made out of licorice to bottom half of wreath

DIY holiday treats treeSnappers Ornament:

       Start with a Snapper as the base of the Christmas  tree

       Melt 3 oz. of white chocolate in a saucepan

       Dip Snapper in melted chocolate and evenly coat with a spoon, being careful to leave an area uncovered at the top where a hook or ribbon can be attached

       While the white chocolate is still warm, attach alternating rows of red or green candies and sprinkles to resemble a Christmas bulb

       Allow 10 minutes to dry

       Attach a ribbon or hook to hang on the Christmas tree

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