Want a DIY Christmas ornament that looks good enough to eat? Make these lovely Peppermint candy ornaments.
Making your own Christmas ornaments can be such a great family tradition.
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These are pretty easy to make and will look wonderful on your tree (or anywhere else really). You can also make these as a gift to give to family and friends, home made gifts are always fun.
Peppermint Candy Ornaments
What you need
- 1 bag of peppermint candy
- metal Christmas cookie cutters
- cooking spray
- parchment paper
- cookie sheet
- hot glue gun
- Christmas ribbon
How to make peppermint candy ornaments
Preheat oven to 350 degrees, line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Unwrap peppermint candy from plastic and set them aside. Spray cookie cutters with pam spray and place them on the cookie sheet.
Place peppermint candy in the cookie cutters.
Bake for about 4-9 minutes, keeping a close eye on them as they bake (as the time depends on the candy and on your oven). When you see they are melted pull them out.
Once they fully harden, lightly push them out of cookie cutters.
Once cooled use the hot glue got to put a little dab on the back of it. push in your ribbon and let the glue dry.
These look deliciously sweet don’t they? A word of warning though for those of you who do not have a wintery Christmas – if the temperatures are high and ants are active in your region it is best to seal these with a good sealant.
More fun ornaments for kids to make
Need something simple looking? Make this cotton round angel ornament. Also check this lovely snowman ornament, it’s so easy to make and looks adorable. If nature crafts are your thing you just have to give these twig Christmas tree ornaments a go.