Merry Berry Lightbulbs

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Merry Berry Lightbulbs
  • 12Servings

Ingredients

  • 12 whole strawberries
  • 4 ounces each, Wilton Candy Melts; 3 different colors
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • Coarse sanding sugar in colors to match Candy Melts
  • Mini cup-shaped chocolates; such as Rolo
  • Thin black licorice rope

Preparation

Poke a skewer into stem end of strawberries. Divide Wilton Candy Melts among 3 bowls. Add 1 1/2 tsp. shortening to each; microwave to melt. Holding skewer, dip berries into melted candy. Set on wax paper; sprinkle with matching coarse sanding sugar. Once hardened, remove skewers. Dip mini cup-shaped chocolates into melted candy; press onto berry tops; allow to harden. Place the bulbs atop thin black licorice.