Fakin' and Eggs

Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

On April Fools' Day, trick your family with a tiny breakfast that's really a cleverly disguised dessert.


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Serves:
12 eggs, 6 pieces of bacon
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

FOR THE EGGS:

3 Tbsp
white chocolate chips
12
yellow m&ms

FOR THE FAKIN':

1
square caramel
1
tootsie roll midgee

Step-By-Step

1For the eggs: Melt the white chocolate chips according to the package directions. Transfer the melted chocolate to a ziplock bag and snip off a corner.

2Squeeze nickel-size portions of the chocolate onto a sheet of waxed paper, then gently press a yellow M&M, letter side down, into the center of each. Let the candies cool.

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3For the fakin': Remove the wrapping from a square caramel and a Tootsie Roll Midgee. Microwave the candies for 4 seconds to make them soft. Use your thumb and forefinger to slightly flatten each candy piece, then press them together.

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4Halve the candy, then stack and press the pieces into alternating layers.

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5Slice a 1/4-inch-wide piece from the stack. Pinch and stretch the piece lengthwise into a flat bacon strip, then cut it in half. Add ripples to each half by gently bending the edges

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids