DIY Chocolate Easter Penguins

Chocolate penguins with jelly beans

What You'll Need:

1 Cup Shredded Coconut
2 Cups Make'n Mold Milk Chocolate Flavored Candy Wafers
2 Medium Bowls
Small Bowl
Spoon
Wax Paper Lined Cookie Sheet
Make'n Mold Easter Egg Mold (Simple is Better)
3 to 5 Jelly Beans per Nest
1/4 Cup Make'n Mold Orange Vanilla Flavored Candy Wafers
Skewer
Small Knife
3 to 5 Individual Make'n Mold Peanut Butter Flavored Candy Wafers
Package of Bakerella Candy Eyes by Make'n Mold

Courtesy of Make'n Mold
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour

How to Make Easter Penguins


Everyone knows the Easter bunny, but have you even seen Easter penguins? Sitting atop a coconut nest complete with jelly bean eggs, these cute little chocolate creatures make a fun surprise for any Easter basket.
 
  • 1 Mix chocolate & coconut

    Melt milk chocolate wafers according to package instructions. Pour approximately 1 cup of the melted wafers into an additional bowl and combine with 1 cup shredded coconut.

  • 2 Portion & shape Coconut and chocolate nests

    Immediately portion mixture into 3 clumps on wax paper. Using spoon, shape into a nest shape, and chill until set.

  • 3 Fill egg mold chocolate in egg molds

    Using the remaining melted milk chocolate flavored candy wafers, fill the egg mold. You will need 6 eggs to make 3 complete chicks. Chill after filling.

  • 4 Make chocolate beaks Chocolate beaks, eggs and nests on wax paper

    Using the small bowl, melt the orange candy wafers according to package instructions. With the skewer, create little beak shaped triangles on the wax paper that can be adhered to your chicks later.

  • 5 Cut peanut butter wafers

    With small knife, cut the peanut butter wafers in half to make the chick's wing.

  • 6 Create candy eyes

    Create candy eyes by following the package instructions.

  • 7 Assemble chick

    To assemble the chick, use remaining melted wafers to adhere 2 sides of the molded eggs together. Place each chick body inside a nest with additional melted wafers.

  • 8 Decorate Chocolate penguins in nests

    Decorate the chick with candy eyes, peanut butter wings and the beaks that have set up.

  • 9 Garnish

    Garnish with a few jelly beans inside the nest.