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TNT Candy Sticks

These adorable treats resemble sticks of dynamite. They are the perfect party treat or favor for an Old West-themed birthday celebration.


Resources: Stick candy is available from Dylan's Candy Bar. Licorice is available from Licorice International.


  • Seven 5-inch red stick candies
  • Scissors
  • Black licorice


  1. Step 1

    Take seven 5-inch red stick candies and place them together in a bundle.

  2. Step 2

    Cut a 7-inch piece of black licorice candy.

  3. Step 3

    Sandwich the piece of licorice, with one end extending, inside the bundle of stick candy.

  4. Step 4

    Cut about a 22-inch piece of black licorice and wrap it around the bundle of stick candy.

  5. Step 5

    Tie the black licorice so the candy bundle stays in place.

  6. Step 6

    Cut off loose end of licorice to desired length for the "fuse."

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