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Use Leftover Candy Canes to Make Valentine Suckers

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It’s a no-brainer to buy holiday clearance items the day or two after the holiday has passed…usually, they are lined up to get cards, gift bags, wrapping paper and more for NEXT year at rock bottom prices. Use Leftover Candy Canes to Make Valentine Suckers and you have a gluten free class treat that cost pennies on the dollar!

Use Leftover Candy Canes to Make Valentine Suckers

They make ADORABLE heart candy suckers for your Valentines — and are SUPER easy to do!

How to Use Leftover Candy Canes to Make Valentine Suckers

Unwrap them and put on a cookie sheet as you see in the picture.

Use Leftover Candy Canes to Make Valentine Suckers
Pop them into the oven for a few minutes at 200 degrees…the longer they are in there, the “wider” they will get as they melt. Remove them and quickly add sucker sticks as you see here:

Let them cool and simply wrap them up for presentation! We used Valentine treat bags that we bought after Valentine’s Day last year – at 90% off! They were gifted to Miss Sarah’s teachers last year and she was SOOOOO proud of them, as the picture shows.
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Mini candy canes work too — and make great treats to pass out to the classmates so stock up at that 75-90 % off bargains prices. You might be glad you did!

So, one thing to add to the list when shopping Christmas clearance?
Candy canes!

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