An advantage of making these peppermint bowls that it keeps kids guessing what other edible things can be made into functional items and helps to diminish the client’s set-in-stone mindset allowing future opportunities to expand their comfort zone in olfactory and gustatory areas as well as innovation cognitive skills.
OPTION: Place 2 scoops of ice cream inside and use the red & white peppermints.
NOTE: Google ” DIY Peppermint Candy Bowl “by Princess Pinky Girl for a quick visual on how it is done. (52 seconds)
SUPPLIES: oven, square of parchment paper, small bowl (@3 inch diameter), peppermint candy, cooking spray,
baking/cookie sheet pan.
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees
2. Place 1 peppermint candy in the center of a square of parchment paper or on a silpat. Then place more around it in a circle. Then place it into the oven to soften.
3. Grease the underside of a small bowl with cooking spray.
4. Pull candy circle out of the oven and place small bowl onto of the candies then turn it over (upside down) and carefully peel off the parchment paper.
Give it a few minutes to cool and place in your pretzels, ice cream, or gummy bears and enjoy.