TMNT Candy Apples How To

TMNT Candy Apples How To

Serve apples with a turtle twist!

Serve these turtled-out treats to your little ninjas! The colorful turtle masks are easy to make with fondant and icing colors.

How-To

Yield Servings vary Level Easy
TMNT Candy Apples
Ingredients:
  • Green apples, washed and dried
  • Pre-Rolled White Fondant
  • Red, Orange, Violet and Blue Icing Color
  • White Candy Melts® Candy (1/2 oz. makes 4 to 6 treats)
  • Black Candy Melts® Candy (1/2 oz. makes 4 to 6 treats)
Supplies:
  • 9 in. Fondant Roller (purple guide rings used)
  • Knife
  • Plastic ruler
  • Microwave-safe container
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Food-safe scissors
Follow Instructions
Make masks 1) Make masks
Use fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out orange, purple, red and blue fondant, separately, about 1/8 in. thick. Use knife to cut fondant into strips, 12 in. long x 1/2 in. wide. Trim end of fondant strips to a point for tails.
Attach masks 2) Attach masks
Melt white Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Use scissors to cut small tip off of bag. Pipe melted white candy on back of strip, leaving 3/4 in. bare at each end. Wrap strip around apple, candy side in, 2/3 of the way up. Pinch ends of strip together where they meet, extending tails outward. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Decorate features 3) Decorate features
Use melted white candy to pipe eyes on fondant strip and mouth on apple. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes. Melt black Candy Melts candy disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Use scissors to cut small tip off of bag when ready to decorate. Use cut disposable decorating bag and melted black candy to pipe dot pupils. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Take a bite! 4) Take a bite!
Repeat steps 1 — 3 with different colors of fondant to make Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael! They'll look turtle-y awesome on a platter together.

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