Candy-Coated Pear Skulls

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Recipe courtesy ofFood Network Kitchen

Total: 1 hr 30 min Cook: 30 min

Yield: 8 skulls

Level: Easy



  • 4 medium to large pears, such as Bosc
  • 1 12-ounce bag white candy melts (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup black candy melts


  • Remove the stems from the pears. Halve lengthwise, then core. Insert a paring knife about 1/4 inch into the tapered end of each pear, then push a thin wooden pop stick about halfway into each. Arrange the pears on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  • Microwave the white candy melts in a medium microwave-safe bowl, stirring, until melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Hold each pear by the stick and dip into the melted candy; swirl to coat and let the excess drip off, then return cut-side down to the baking sheet.

  • While the coating is still wet, microwave the black candy melts in a small microwave-safe bowl, stirring, until melted, about 1 minute. Transfer to a resealable plastic bag and snip off a corner. Pipe faces onto the pears. Let set, at least 1 hour.

  • Photograph by Ralph Smith

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From:Food Network Magazine

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1 Rating

Silvia S.
The chocolate started gardening the longer it was warmed....this didn’t turn out for me at all. Great flavour combo but more difficult than it sounds. See All Reviews Post Review

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