Choo-choo! Holiday Candy Trains can brighten as well as add fun to any buffet
or table arrangement.
Glue gun and glue sticks
4 sixteen-inch lengths 3/8-inch-wide red or green
16 packages chewing gum (5 sticks each)
12 packages (1 1/2 ounces each)
64 round peppermint candies
4 rolls ring-shaped hard candies
foil-wrapped Hershey 's Kisses milk chocolates
Assorted foil-wrapped candies
12 miniature candy cane sticks
For cars of each train, glue end of 1 ribbon onto wide side of 1 gum package,
1 raisin package, 2 more gum packages and 1 more raisin package, spacing cars about
1/2 inch apart. For wheels, glue 4 peppermint candies onto sides of gum packages
and 2 candies onto sides of raisin packages.
For engine, glue roll of ring-shaped candies onto first ribbon-topped gum package.
Glue 2 foil-wrapped milk chocolate candies onto top of engine.
Glue additional candy canes and raisin packages to train cars as shown in photo
or as desired.
Repeat to make remaining 3 trains.
Yield: 4 candy trains
Did You Know...Clear tape can be used instead
Purchasing: Browse a candy store to discover
new gems to use when making trains.
Hershey's and Kisses trademarks and associated trade dress are registered
trademarks of The Hershey Company.
Recipe and photo credit:
Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills.