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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Minions Candy Covered Apples


 It is a busy time of year in our house, I am sure it is in yours too.  The hustle and bustle is real and in full effect.  Sometimes I look at my calendar and see the days of the holidays literally melting away from us and it brings me back to reality.  Makes me take a breather and plan something that makes our whole family stop, cuddle, snack and enjoy each other's company - movie night!  

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I declared that night a Minions Movie Night and quickly got to thinking about what I could make for a fun and creative movie snack after dinner.  Then it hit me, put away the popcorn and create something Minions themed of course!  

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Minions Candy Covered Apples


AHH!!  Isn't this just perfect for a Minions Movie Night?   This is so simple to do and pretty fast too which was perfect for our impromptu movie night.   

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Ingredients/Materials Needed:

Apples - any type
Yellow candy melts - 1 large bag
Blue cupcake liners
Candy eyes
Black gel frosting 

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Directions:

1.  Wash and dry apples.

2.  Place paper candy sticks into the top of each apple.


3.  Set out cupcake liners on parchment paper.  

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4.  Melt yellow candy melts as directed on bag in a deep microwave safe bowl. 

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5.  Once melted, carefully place an apple into the candy, twist apple slowly to cover apple with candy.  

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6.  Place apple into cupcake liner to create Minion pants. 

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7.  Get creative and place candy eyes onto the melted chocolate on the apples.  

8.  Place covered apples in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.  

9.  Once the candy covered apples harden, remove from refrigerator. 

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10.  Using the black gel frosting create the goggles, mouth and hair on each apple.

11.  Time to enjoy the Minions Candy Covered Apples!  Enjoy and have fun!

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Once our movie treats were complete we were ready for a great family movie night with these adorable and tasty Minions Candy Covered Apples!  Seeing Jude and Teagan's eyes when I walked down to the family room with these adorable little Illumination Entertainment's Minions was priceless.  Taking time, even if it is just for a movie, with the family during this busy time of year is so refreshing and necessary.  Talk about a total reset of the mind! 

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How are you celebrating the release of the Minions movie with your family?


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19 comments:

  1. Those are seriously cute! We love the minions in our house :-)

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  2. These are so awesome! We're going Minions crazy this week with the DVD release and I'm cooking up some good stuff.

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  3. I can not wait to see the new Minion movie!! The kids have already watched but I missed it the first time. I can totally see my kids licking off all of the chocolate off the apple and then want another one. LOL!!

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  4. Ashley Sparks MullinsDecember 15, 2015 at 2:24 PM

    I don't have little ones and I've never seen a Minion movie. But these apples are the cutest and look like the easiest things to make! :)

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  5. Those are darn cute! Great for a minion party!

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  6. My kiddos love candy covered apples! That's the first thing they ask for at the fair or any place we go where they see them. I know they'd love these Minion versions! So cute!

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  7. Aww, this is an awesome recipe for a Minion movie night. I really want to pick that Blu-ray up soon.

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  8. These look so cute and fun to make! I loved the movie and the Minion apples are just a bonus! I am going to have to make these with my kids next time we watch the movie!

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  9. I am not a good artist but this looks like something fun and that I could do and have a blast, too. Happy Holidays!

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  10. Those did turn out cute as can be. I love the minions, these would be a fun way to bring the movie into the house. Maybe the 'elf' could do it. ;)

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  11. Awww that is so cute and what best is that the kids can have fun making it and then eating it. Minions craze is still going at my house.

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  12. So fun and so easy! Such a great idea too to get kids to eat apples :) We love Minion anything over here!

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  13. These are so adorable! Minions are a favorite in this house!

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  14. Those candy apples are too cute! I bet they tasted pretty great, too! Love this idea to enjoy a Minions movie night! #client

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  15. These apples look absolutely adorable. I like the way they look and how easy they are to make.

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  16. The candy covered apples are cute and they look so easy to make. I'm tempted to give them a try.
    Your daughter is adorable! It's great that you're taking the time to enjoy movie nights and family time together. Time flies! My babies are 21 and 20 yo! :)

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  17. Now these are adorable as all get out! I love the idea. The kids would think it was hilarious. I may have to make these for my son's birthday party next weekend.

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  18. Your candy covered apples are adorable. We love the minions as well and cannot wait to see the new movie. My kids are older but we are still going to see the movie together. Minions are sort of like the Cars movie, you just never outgrow it.

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  19. How adorable are these little guys?! The process reminds me of being a kid and making caramel apples with my grandma. Their cute little eyes are funny and you decorated them perfectly. Guaranteed your kids are going to remember this movie night!

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