Kellie is the creative mind behind many of Snackpicks' Fun Snacks. She first became inspired after being tired of giving her kids the same old sandwich, lunch and snacks. On Snackpicks, Kellie shares her ideas and breaks down the Fun Snacks into simple steps to inspire everyone to 'play' with their food and add sunshine to their little ones' days. Kellie's personal blog can be found at Little Nummies.net.
Preparation Time: 30 Mins
Total Time: 50 Mins
8 ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating, cut up
2 tablespoons shortening
Red or blue food coloring
32 Murray Sugar Free® Shortbread cookies
16 small sugar free gum drops
1. In small heavy saucepan melt candy coating and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in desired food coloring.
2. Dip Murray Sugar Free Shortbread cookies, one at a time, in melted candy coating, allowing excess to drip off. Place on piece of wax paper. Let stand at least 15 minutes or until candy-coating sets up.
3. Remove cookies from wax paper. Use warm candy coating mixture to perpendicularly attach one cookie to second cookie for "pacifier handle," Attach gum drop for "pacifier nipple." Repeat with remaining cookie and gum drops. Let stand at least 5 minutes.