Faux Easter Treats

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Seeing all of the bright and colorful Easter candy this time of year always gives me a sweet tooth. Everything Easter themed looks sweet enough to eat, even if you can’t! Here are some of my favorite candy inspired crafts that won’t give you a cavity.

Faux Sugar Eggs

Faux Sugar Eggs

I remember making these when I was little. I never wanted to eat the gorgeous and sparkly sugar egg that I had created, and they usually ended up crumbling apart and in the garbage. Now you can make your own candy egg that will last for years!

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Faux Sugar Eggs

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

It looks like the real thing, but you won't be tempted to eat this faux sugar egg

When I was growing up, it was a tradition in our home to make hollow sugar eggs with a little Easter scene in them.  Damp sugar was firmly packed into plastic Easter egg halves, hollowed out, and then allowed to dry.  Once dry, we assembled and decorated them with frosting, and then placed a small figure of a bunny or chick in some Easter grass inside, and usually some small jellybeans to represent colored eggs.  Here’s a method to make your own faux sugar eggs that are just as fun to make, but offer a more permanent decoration that you can use year after year.

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