Baby Pacifier Favors
—Lori Hertzog, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 12 pieces red shoestring licorice or licorice whips
- 24 small red gumdrops (1/2-inch)
- 24 cutout butter cookies
- Cut licorice into twenty-four 4-1/2-in. pieces. Make a small slit in the bottom of a gumdrop near one edge; insert one licorice piece end into the gumdrop. Make another slit in the opposite side of the gumdrop; insert the other end of the licorice.
- Carefully push the small end of gumdrop up through the hole of a butter cookie. Repeat with remaining gumdrops, licorice and cookies.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 109 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Baby Pacifier Favors in Country Woman March/April 2007