Make your own Lollipops!

I was wanting to make an end of year treat for my Garrett’s class at school. So the boys and I set out to make suckers with jolly ranchers. The boys loved them and they were a total hit with his friends.

You will need:

  • candies
  • sucker sticks
  • non stick foil
  • a cookie sheet

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees.
Then take one of the best inventions EVER Reynold Non-Stick Foil and line a cookie sheet. The boys helped me unwrap the candy and we laid them out in a square, you can do other shapes as well.

You will want to make sure when you put them on the pan you alternate them 
so that you have room for your sucker sticks.

Put them in the oven for 5 minutes, when you pull them out you immediately lay the sucker stick into the melted goo and twist it to cover it in candy

Now you can see why you need to alternate and leave room. These are so easy and fun for the kids to help with they can do most of the steps. they turn out beautiful and look like stained glass windows

We also made them in Cross shapes and these are the ones we gave to his class. The only difference with this is you have to put the middle one in by itself for 1 minute then add the ones on the sides to get it to melt right.

We wrapped them in cellophane bags with ribbon and put them with a fruit of the spirit bookmark.
Sorry about the really tacky bad background on this one yes it’s a napkin but it’s all I could grab at the moment. Just keepin it real folks.

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Kelley Wilson

I love to cook, drink wine and craft. I live in Georgia with my husband and 2 sons. My goal this year is to become a better photographer and spend more time with my boys,

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Comments

  1. says

    These are so adorable and such a kid-friendly project. I think I'll make these with my son soon on one of those too-hot-to-be-outside days. Found you through the Grant Life, BTW.

  2. says

    They look so fun to make, definitely going to have to try it out! Stopping over from Country Momma Cooks Link and Greet Party!kate @ ramblingsfromutopia.com

  3. says

    Great idea! And they look so yummy too! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  4. says

    Those are so fun! My kids are grown and the oldest daughter is getting married in a few months. She has a big sweet tooth and this would be something fun to make for her and her bridesmaids!Thnks for sharing at DIY Dreamer

  5. says

    These are awesome! We have some leftover Jolly Ranchers right now from another project so I'll have to try this! And my photo background is just my kitchen table…though sometimes I do manage to clear off some of the mess so it's not in the photo itself, just off to the side :-) Thanks so much for linking these up to The Fun In Functional!

  6. says

    SO FUN! I love cooking with my little guys! This is a easy, fun recipe for hot summer days! Thanks for sharing on Saturday Show & Tell at Cheerios and Lattes this weekend! If you're interested, we would love to invite you to also link this up to the Summer Activities for Toddlers Collection! Here's a quick link: <a href="http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com/summer-activities-for-toddlers/http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com/summer-activitie… />Have a great week and hope to see you again next weekend! :) Mackenzie

  7. says

    I have GOT to try these with my boys … I'm off all next week with them and we're looking for fun stuff to do together! Thanks for sharing these at the {what's shakin' link party} this week!!

  8. says

    I have GOT to try these with my boys … I’m off all next week with them and we’re looking for fun stuff to do together! Thanks for sharing these at the {what’s shakin’ link party} this week!!

  9. says

    Kelley!! They turned out sooooo cute!! They look delicious!Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! I can't wait to see what you link up this evening!

  10. says

    This is such a cute idea!! Didn't know you could melt the Jolly Ranchers down and make such a fun sucker!! We love this!! We are so glad that you linked up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". Please come back again really soon! Thanks! -The Sisters

  11. says

    How fun is this?!? Love!! Thanks so much for sharing this at my Unveil Your Genius link party last week! I hope you'll link up again soon! :)http://taylornorris.blogspot.com/2012/06/unveil-your-genius-link-party-17.html

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