Flying Broomstick Cats Recipe

Flying Broomstick Cats Recipe
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Flying Broomstick Cats Recipe

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MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • Pattern on this page
  • 5 ounces milk chocolate candy coating, divided
  • 6 pretzel dipping sticks
  • Yellow sprinkles
  • 3/4 cup potato sticks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla or white chips

Directions

Trace three images of the cat pattern onto waxed paper; place on a baking sheet. Place another sheet of waxed paper over the top and secure both to baking sheet with tape. Repeat all steps.
In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 2 ounces of candy coating; stir until smooth. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #3 round pastry tip. Fill bag with melted chocolate. Pipe outlines of three cats and fill in centers.
Place a pretzel stick at bottom of each cat for broomstick. With sprinkles, add eye and collar on each cat. Melt 2 more ounces of candy coating; repeat for remaining cats.
Melt remaining candy coating. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #3 round pastry tip. Fill bag with melted chocolate. Pipe a small amount of chocolate on one end of each pretzel stick; attach potato sticks to form broom bristles.
Melt vanilla chips; stir until smooth. Place in a pastry bag with a #3 round tip. Pipe lines where broomsticks and bristles meet. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Flying Broomstick Cats in Simple & Delicious September/October 2006, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 164 calories, 9g fat (7g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • Pattern on this page
  • 5 ounces milk chocolate candy coating, divided
  • 6 pretzel dipping sticks
  • Yellow sprinkles
  • 3/4 cup potato sticks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla or white chips
  1. Trace three images of the cat pattern onto waxed paper; place on a baking sheet. Place another sheet of waxed paper over the top and secure both to baking sheet with tape. Repeat all steps.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 2 ounces of candy coating; stir until smooth. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #3 round pastry tip. Fill bag with melted chocolate. Pipe outlines of three cats and fill in centers.
  3. Place a pretzel stick at bottom of each cat for broomstick. With sprinkles, add eye and collar on each cat. Melt 2 more ounces of candy coating; repeat for remaining cats.
  4. Melt remaining candy coating. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #3 round pastry tip. Fill bag with melted chocolate. Pipe a small amount of chocolate on one end of each pretzel stick; attach potato sticks to form broom bristles.
  5. Melt vanilla chips; stir until smooth. Place in a pastry bag with a #3 round tip. Pipe lines where broomsticks and bristles meet. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Flying Broomstick Cats in Simple & Delicious September/October 2006, p45

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