10 Cute and Tasty Candy Crafts

How to Make Crafts Using Tasty Candy

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Making candy crafts can be a creative activity that is both fun and tasty! The following list of candy projects will inspire you to get crafting in your kitchen. It offers holiday projects as well as candy crafts suitable for any season.

So, get some candy and start experimenting. You will love the results and will want to share them proudly with your friends and family.

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    Bowls Made From Peppermint Candy

    This holiday why not give your friends, co-workers and teachers a cute bowl made from peppermint candies. Peppermint candies can be softened in an oven and molded into bowl shapes in as little as twenty minutes. Fill the bowl with other candies, wrap with cellophane and tie with a ribbon. You now have a handmade inexpensive gift that is suitable for anyone.


    DIY Peppermint Candy Bowls from Princess Pinky Girl

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    Candy Bar Pups

    Discover how you can use candy bars, Hershey's Kisses, and chocolate chips to make this adorable pup. What child wouldn't love to have these canines as birthday party favors?  

    Candy Bar Party Pups from Handmade Charlotte

  • 03 of 10

    Candy and Sugar Cookie Wafer Trucks

    Have some fun with your kids making toy vehicles from sugar cookies, pretzels, and Rolo candy. They are so simple to make and look adorable. Your children will want to play with their "trucks" before eating them!


    60 Second Merry Haulers from Handmade Charlotte

  • 04 of 10

    Flower Pot Oatmeal Cookies

    Are you a room mom or someone who has a lot of children's parties? Make these sweet oatmeal flower pot cookies for your next event and watch your children smile. The tutorial demonstrates how to make four different types of candy flowers to adorn your oatmeal cookie flower pot.


    Flower Pot Oatmeal Cookies from Ready Set Eat

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  • 05 of 10

    An Alternative to the Christmas Gingerbread House

    Almost everyone knows about gingerbread houses for the Christmas season, but this house has a bit of a twist. Build a house with Kit Kat candy as its base then decorate with marshmallows, gumdrops, and other confections. Not everyone loves gingerbread, so this is an alternative that is sure to please most candy lovers.


    This Kit Kat Candy House Crushes Boring Old Gingerbread Houses from Delish


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    Candy Christmas Lights

    Are you the type of person who wants to craft but just weren't born with the crafting gene? This candy craft is for you! You stick the candy pieces together with the help of a heated knife. That is it! You now have instant, simple holiday candy decorations that would look great on a cake, or just placed on a plate.

    Candy Christmas Lights made using Almond M&M’s and Mike and Ike Candies from Hungry Happenings


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    Lollipop Candy Ghosts

    Lollipop ghosts are a classic Halloween craft that are as popular today as they were twenty years ago. This is a craft that even little ones can make successfully.

    Gather the kids around the craft table and show them how to make little ghosts out of a sucker, a Kleenex or piece of cloth, and coordinating black and orange ribbons.

    DIY Lollipop Spiders & Ghosts ~ Kid Friendly Halloween Craft from A Thrifty Mom

  • 08 of 10

    Retro Wreath Cake

    Celebrate Christmas with a mid-century inspired candy wreath cake. Make a bundt cake from cake mix and then frost and decorate with round candies. The authors compare this cake wreath to a gingerbread house. They recommend that you first pick off and eat the candy, then slice the cake and serve. Whatever way you choose to eat it, we think that this candy wreath would look lovely adorning your Christmas table.

    Retro Wreath Cake from A Beautiful Mess

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  • 09 of 10

    Mermaid Tail Party Favors

    These cute, white chocolate mermaid tails are easy to make, and they are great to use as a party decoration or favor. Luster dust gives them a metallic finish that completes the "underwater" look.  What an unusual and delicious candy treat! They would make a great party favor for a Little Mermaid themed birthday party.

    How to Make Mermaid Tail Chocolates from The Bakers Party Shop

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    Carrot Candy Cups

    This Easter give your guests the cutest carrot colored cone shaped chocolate cups filled with jelly beans or other delectable treats. What a unique candy craft! Although this project was made for Easter, you could actually make the chocolate cones in other colors depending on the occasion or holiday. 

    Carrot Candy Cups Filled With Your Favorite Easter Candy from Hungry Happenings