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Valentine Pudding Treat

Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey... If the amount of sugar is used to measure your love, then this sweet treat will send oodles and oodles of love. This is a kid-friendly craft ~ your kids can make these to show their love for their best friends. It is also a fun craft that can easily be made for a craft fair for Valentine's Day.

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Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: one treat jar

Supplies:

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Steps:

  1. Add the Oreo cookies to one of the bowls and crush the cookies. Spoon the crushed cookies into the jar.
  2. Fill the jar two thirds of the way up with the prepared instant pudding.
  3. Add the vanilla custard cookies to the second bowl and crush them. Fill the rest of the jar with the crushed vanilla cookies. Sprinkle the grated chocolate on top before tightly screwing on the jar's lid.
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  5. Use the plastic lid to trace a circle onto the white cardstock. Cut out the circle and glue it to the top of the jar's lid.
  6. Use the cookie cutter to trace a heart onto the red felt and cut it out. Glue it onto the jar's lid.
  7. Wrap the ribbon around the jar's neck and make a neat bow to finish it off.
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February 13, 20161 found this helpful
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Hi Lifekinds!

I wouldn't worry about what kind of cookies they are; they're probably similar to vanilla wafers (like 'Nilla wafers - not the kind of wafer cookies with the cream filling). I was thinking of using shortbread cookies, myself. You can change this idea up and use different combinations of cookies and puddings.

You could use the same bowl for crushing both types of cookies; just wipe out any crumbs or residue from the first batch with a paper towel.

As for the grated chocolate, one usually uses dark chocolate, like semi-sweet chocolate that comes in bars for cooking (found in the baking aisle at the supermarket). You could also use a Hershey's Special Dark bar, or really any chocolate bar that you like. A recipe like this can be used as a jumping off point for endless variations. Don't be afraid to experiment! Have fun!

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February 14, 20160 found this helpful

Thanks Pixiedust7 for answering Lifekinds in such a great way! I couldn't have done it better! I didn't visit the site for a few days, so I missed his questions. You are a *!

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February 15, 20160 found this helpful

Hi Benetta,

Thanks for your kind words!

I must apologize to Likekinds - I mis-typed his name as Lifekinds and you, Benetta, picked up my mistake. That's what I get for staying up too late - I misread things or make typos! ;)

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February 15, 20160 found this helpful

Just for you... :-)

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February 4, 20161 found this helpful

Super sweet! Going to make these :)

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February 7, 20160 found this helpful

Thanks attosa!

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February 12, 20160 found this helpful

I'm going to try this for a friend whose a bit under the weather. She should love it. Questions, please.

1. Are the 'vanilla custard cookies' what I know as vanilla wafers?

2. What kind of chocolate did you grate for the topping?

3. Since I will be emptying the first bowl of Oreos, couldn't I use the same for crushing the cookies/ wafers?

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February 14, 20160 found this helpful

Crush cookies BEFORE putting into jar.

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February 9, 20170 found this helpful

So delicious looking!

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