The Christmas Pickle .....on Christmas Eve, you lay out the pickle ornament in front of the tree with the milk and cookies for Santa. Then, Santa hides the pickle ornament. In the morning, the first person to find the pickle ornament receives an extra present from Santa--in our family the extra gift is usually some sort of candy.
oven@300degreeOn a parchment lined baking sheet,set candy canes as hearts w. lollipop stick centered between2candy canes.Bake3min You want them to be malleable, but not melted. Remove from ovenshape candy canes into hearts by pinching the the bottom of the heart into the stick and pinching the top ends together.Melt candy coating in microwave@30 sec intervals on medium power, stir between heatings til smooth.