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Apple Person

—Julie Lavender, Oceanside, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    1 apple person

Ingredients

  • 1 large marshmallow
  • 1 Red or Golden Delicious apple
  • 2 ropes black or red licorice
  • Liquid yellow food coloring
  • 2 teaspoons sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla frosting
  • 2 miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Directions

  • For head, secure marshmallow to apple with a toothpick. Cut licorice into two 1-1/2-in.-long pieces for arms and two 3-in.-long pieces for legs (save remaining licorice for another use). Secure arms and legs to apple with toothpick halves. For hair, combine 2 drops yellow food coloring and 3 drops water in a small resealable bag. Add coconut; toss to coat.
  • Spread a small amount of frosting on top of marshmallow. Press coconut hair in place. Dip chocolate chips in frosting; insert into marshmallow for eyes. Cut a wedge of cherry into a smile; dip in frosting and place on marshmallow.

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