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Apple Person

 Apple Person
—Julie Lavender, Oceanside, California
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large marshmallow
  • 1 Red or Golden Delicious apple
  • 2 ropes black or red licorice
  • Liquid yellow food coloring
  • 2 teaspoons flaked 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. Yield: 1 apple person.