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Colorful Critters

Photo: Ryan Benyi, Charles Schiller; Styling: Karen Tack
Make these fun, kid-friendly treats with chocolate-covered snack cakes, assorted candies and chocolate and white icing. They're perfect for birthday parties or after-school snacks,


  • You'll need:
  • Chocolate and vanilla icing
  • Assorted candy such as candy corn, M&M's (regular and Minis), Mike and Ike candies, Mentos and Fruit Roll-Ups
  • Chocolate-covered snack cakes (such as Yodels)

How to Make It

  1. Assemble critters:

  2. Use icing to attach Mike and Ike candies or M&M's to cake bottoms for feet.

  3. Stick M&M's Minis to critters' backs. Make horns with candy corn and eyes with M&M's or Mentos. Pipe or attach M&M's Minis to make pupils.

  4. Cut Fruit Roll-Up into tongue shapes; attach to cakes. Pipe teeth.