Holiday Candy Trains Recipe

Holiday Candy Trains Recipe

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Holiday Candy Trains Recipe

Holiday Candy Trains Recipe. Try this craft with your kids to get them in the holiday spirit!

This recipe courtesy of  Betty Crocker/General Mills.

Did You Know…Clear tape can be used instead of glue.

Purchasing: Browse a candy store to discover new gems to use when making trains.


  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • 4 sixteen-inch lengths 3/8-inch-wide red or green ribbon
  • 16 packages chewing gum (5 sticks each)
  • 12 packages (1 1/2 ounces each) raisins
  • 64 round peppermint candies
  • 4 rolls ring-shaped hard candies
  • 4 foil-wrapped Hershey's Kisses® milk chocolates
  • Assorted foil-wrapped candies
  • 12 miniature candy cane sticks


  • 1 For cars of each train, glue end of 1 ribbon onto wide side of 1 gum package, 1 raisin package, 2 more gum packages and 1 more raisin package, spacing cars about 1/2 inch apart. For wheels, glue 4 peppermint candies onto sides of gum packages and 2 candies onto sides of raisin packages.
  • 2 For engine, glue roll of ring-shaped candies onto first ribbon-topped gum package. Glue 2 foil-wrapped milk chocolate candies onto top of engine.
  • 3 Repeat to make remaining 3 trains.


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