Let the sugar high begin! Easter is on its way and what better way to ring in the assention of Christ than with a candy hangover that will last for days? I knew you’d be with me. This year I decided to make my little guy and ALL Candy Easter Basket, the whole thing took about 5 minutes to make and only set me back $7! Plus I made a mini one for a special someone who just might read this post so I can’t divulge their name…
What You’ll Need:
- Four Boxes of Peeps*
- One Bag of Shredded Paper*
- One Bag of eggs*
- One Bag of Marshmallow Twists or Licorice*
- One Multi-pack of chocolate Bunnies*
- One Marshmallow Lollipop*
- Clear tape (I used clear mailing tape)
- Scrap Ribbon
- Thank you card or other cardboard-esc material for bottom of basket
*Purchased at Dollar Tree for $1 each, everything else I had on hand.
Stand your boxes up Peep side out. Once you have them up wrap your ribbon around them and tie a knot, be sure the ribbon is very tight so it holds them together. Notice how the ends over lap in the picture.
Turn the boxes over and tape thank you card or other cardboard to the bottom using your clear tape. Once again I like clear mailing tap because it mimics the clear wrapping on the Peeps so it won’t show up if it goes over the edges a tiny bit. Flip your basket back over.
Create a handle either by taping marshmallow twists (still in their package) together or by attaching licorice using a needle and thread. Next tape them to the inside of the Peep basket walls.
Now you can fill your basket with the left over goodies and eggs and your done!
You can also make a mini version of this, which would make a great teacher gift or little gifts to handout at school!
Who will you be making an ALL Candy Easter Basket For this year?