Edible Easter Centerpiece
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Serves: 12 candy flowers
 
Make this fun and festive Edible Easter Centerpiece using Pastel M&M'S® candies and Mars Spring Mixed Minis.
Ingredients
  • 1 flower vase
  • 2½ c. Pastel M&M'S® candies
  • ½ c. chocolate melts
  • 12 Mars Spring Mixed Minis
  • 12 paper straws
  • 1 c. chocolate melts
Instructions
  1. Clean the flower vase with soap and water and allow to air dry.
  2. Pour 2 cups of the Pastel M&M'S® candies into the vase and set aside.
  3. Place half of the chocolate melts in a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 20 seconds increments, stirring after each heating, until it is totally melted.
  4. Using a spoon spread a teaspoon of melted chocolate in a 1½ inch circle on a piece of parchment paper. Place Pastel M&M'S® candies around the outer edge of the chocolate and then put one of the Mars Spring Mixed Minis in the middle. Repeat until you have 12 "flowers". Allow the chocolate to harden for 10 minutes.
  5. Carefully remove the chocolate flowers from the parchment paper and flip them over. Set aside.
  6. Place the remaining chocolate melts in a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 20 seconds increments, stirring after each heating, until it is totally melted.
  7. Using a spoon spread melted chocolate on the top 1 inch of each straw and stick it to the back of each chocolate flower. Allow chocolate to harden for 10 minutes.
  8. Carefully pick up all 12 straws and arrange them in the vase as flowers for a fun and festive Edible Easter Centerpiece!
Notes
A Hezzi-D Original
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/2018/03/edible-easter-centerpiece.html