Autum Candy Topiary

: Candy topiaries are always a favorite - for decorating and for eating! This version celebrates fall with an assortment of chocolate candy wrapped in red, gold and orange foil.

Completion time – 1 hour or less

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Cone, 12"
Other Materials
  • Wrapped chocolates (model uses mini bars, drops, l
  • Powdered sugar
  • Small gourd

Tools

  • Measuring cup and spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Teaspoon
  • Table knife

Instructions

. Mix water, 1 teaspoon at a time, with 1 -1/2 cups powdered
sugar; stir until smooth. The icing will serve as the glue and
must be very stiff to hold the candies on the cone without
sagging. If icing becomes too thin, add additional powder sugar, 1
teaspoon at a time.

  • 2. Plan your candy design, spreading out candies on tabletop.

  • 3. Cover the cone with a thin layer of icing. Spread a smallamount of icing on the back of each candy and press onto cone.Begin at the bottom of the cone and work towards the top. Let dry.

  • 4. Top with mini gourd.