Fondant (Homemade or store bought) OR try flattening a large Tootsie Roll
Sprinkles, Jimmies, etc.
For the Truffles
Open and unwrap cookies and place into a food processor. Crumble. Add Frosting and pulse to combine.
Form 1 inch balls.
Place in fridge for 15 minute and melt candy melts. Start with 1 minute at 100% power, stir, heat 30 seconds at 70% power, stir. Repeat at 30 second intervals at 70% power with lots of stirring until all candy is melted.
Dunk cookie balls into chocolate and allow excess to drip off. Place on wax paper to to dry.
Coat all truffles. Check bottoms to verify that the entire filling is coated.
For the Men
Take a small amount of fondant and kneed to soften. Tint brown. Roll. Cut with cookie cutters.
Allow to dry overnight.
Place the cut out shapes on the truffles.
Using Cookie Icing as the glue, use the toothpick to draw on the icing and attach sprinkles and jimmies to decorate the Gingerbread boys and girls. Use a tweezers for the little pieces.
Allow to dry for 1 hour and serve at your little girls tea party.
These are *darling*! What cute idea! Thank you so much for linking this up to our Holiday Happenings Link party. Have a wonderful holiday season with your family.
Thursday 29th of November 2012
I love gingerbread cookies and truffles, so this sounds perfect! I hope you'll link this post up to our Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap at http://thedomesticatedprincess.blogspot.com/2012/11/cookie-recipe-exchange-week-3.html.
Sunday 25th of November 2012
This is actually one of the cutest Christmas Giveaway ideas I have seen so far! Love it!
Saturday 24th of November 2012
These are so cute! Yum! I love gingerbread men and always looking for new ideas!Please come by and show it at my link up