Pacifier Candy Cupcake Toppers

These littleĀ Pacifier Candy Cupcake Toppers make a cute addition to a baby shower, and they couldn’t be easier to make!

All you need are York Peppermint Patties, Life Savers Candies, Candied Almonds and a new or very clean glue gun.

*I bought the minty Life Savers, but next time I will make it more colorful and yummier and use the fruit flavored ones.

*Candied Almonds come in a huge variety of colors so you can easily match the decor of the shower you are making them for

First off, heat up that glue gun! Then…

1. Melt a small area of the top of one Peppermint Patty simply by touching your glue gun to the center. Quickly place an almond on top of the melted chocolate and hold in place for a few seconds or until the chocolate hardens a bit.

2. Repeat the same process for the underside of the patty but stick a life saver to the melted chocolate instead of the candied almond.

3. Set it aside and let the chocolate complete dry and harden.

You could use them around the food table for added decor, set them on a tray for a little treat, or place them on top of a cupcake!

candied pacifier cupcake topper

How fun is that?!?

This post originally published on Somewhat Simple in January of 2011

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  1. Cozy Home Scenes says

    Those are cute! I think most of us would have to buy a new glue gun for the project. Trust me, if you saw mine, you wouldn't want it touching food! At least a glue gun is cheap and can be used again for anyone who's having a shower. It really is a cute idea.

  2. says

    Just a question about taste… they taste great together with the peppermint lifesaver? I was worried because I have a large bag of spearmint ones (and I'm going to make this for my best friend's shower coming up here!) and didn't want them to taste funky together with the peppermint candy and then the different lifesaver.

    I really appreciate you sharing this great idea-I can't wait to give these a try.

  3. Steph @ somewhatsimple says

    hmmm… never thought about that! Fruity and minty probably dont do well together! I was just thinking about the separate tastes- I prefer the fruity lifesaver to the spearmint ones, but together with a peppermint patty, I am not so sure about!

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  5. Nicole says

    These are absolutely adorable!! And seem quite easy to make, thanks to your tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Emily {WhipperBerry} says

    These are a great idea! Who can't think of a time when these would have come in handy? Thanks for the inspiration.