It’s finally Friday! With that I have 2 fun graduation themed treats to share with you today. Each are made with one of my favorite cadies (Reese’s!) and great for favors, parties or graduate gift ideas. Enjoy!!

Reese’s Graduation Caps 
You will need:
  • small Reese’s Peanut Butter cups
  • black cardstock
  • yarn 
  • single hole puncher
  • glue
Directions
1. Cut your cardstock into alot of 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" squares.
2. Glue them onto the small end of the PB cups.
3. Cut your yarn into small pieces and glue those in the middle of the sqaures.
4. Punch out black holes with the paper punch and glue those right on top (in the middle) of the yarn.

Graduation Cap Pops 
You will need:
  • Small Peanut Butter Cups
  • Chocolate Squares, or Fudge-covered Graham Crackers, or Square Chocolate Mints, or chop a Chocolate Bar into a square, or use a candy mold to make chocolate squares
  • Sour candy "belts"
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • Mini M&M's
  • Lollipop Sticks (available in craft or cooking aisles/stores)
Directions:
1. Chill chocolates beforehand, on a plate for several minutes, to make them easier to handle (without melting).  Keep them on the chilled plate while working, and if they begin to get soften, return to refrigerator.
2. Unwrap candies, and if you like, arrange groups of squares, peanut butter cups, and choose mini M&Ms to match your school colors. 
3. While the chocolates chill, pull apart sour candy belts into "strings," setting aside the best color for your school; sometimes tassles are in school colors, or yellow/"gold."
4. Cut or snip each sour candy belt into "tassles," long enough to extend from the center of each square to dangle off the side (about 2 inches).
5. Place a large drop of frosting on the bottom of each peanut butter cup.
6. Place a chocolate square on the frosting, centering each around the peanut butter cup.
7. Place a small drop of frosting in the center of each square, and while the frosting is soft, stick each "tassle" on, and place a mini M&M on top. Continue for each pop. Allow to rest long enough for the frosting to harden.
8. Carefully pick up each "cap," and insert a lollipop stick into the center -- enough for the cap to rest firmly on the stick.
9. Place each finished cap into your display.

Both of these make the perfect graduation treat and are delicious! Do you have a fun graduation themed treat that you like to make?

xoxo
Megan

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