• 9servings
  • 60minutes

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 9 medium ripe Bosc pears

  2. 9 Popsicle sticks

  3. 2 packages (14 ounces each ) caramels

  4. 1/4 cup water

  5. 2 pounds white candy coating disks

  6. 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons shortening, divided

  7. 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  8. 1/2 cup orange candy coating disks

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Ghastly Pear Ghosts Recipe photo by Taste of Home Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and grease the paper; set aside. Wash and thoroughly dry pears; insert a Popsicle stick into the top of each.

  2. In a microwave, melt caramels and water; stir until smooth. Dip each pear into caramel mixture; turn to coat. Place on prepared pan; let stand until set.

  3. Melt white candy coating and 2 tablespoons shortening at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Dip pears into coating; allow excess to drip off. Return to pan; let stand until set.

  4. In the same microwave, melt chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon shortening; stir until smooth. Repeat with orange candy coating and 1 teaspoon shortening. Decorate ghost faces; let stand until set. Yield: 9 servings.


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