Holiday Candy Trains

  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • 4 (sixteen inch) lengths 3/8 inch wide red or green ribbon
  • 16 packages (5 pieces each) chewing gum
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  • 12 packages (1 1/2 oz each) raisins
  • 64 round peppermint candies
  • 4 rolls Lifesavers
  • 4 foil wrapped chocolate kisses
  • Assorted foil wrapped candies
  • 12 miniature candy canes


For cars of each train:

Glue 1 ribbon onto wide side of 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.

For engine:

Glue 1 roll Life savers onto first ribbon topped gum package. Glue 2 foil wrapped candies onto top of engine.

Glue additional candies, candy canes and raisin packages to train cars as desired.

Repeat these steps to make remaining 3 cars for your train

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by imaqt1962


November 21, 20050 found this helpful

Do you know of a cute gift tag or "saying" to go with the trains? They would make wonderful gift tags for a snack.

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