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Candy-Olive Favors


Echo the rustic olive theme of your wedding-day appetizers with chocolate "olives" bundled as favors for guests to take home.


  • Burlap
  • Cellophane
  • Candies
  • 1/4-inch-wide taffeta ribbon
  • Scissors 
  • Olive-drab paper


  1. Step 1

    Cut burlap into 8-inch squares, and lay over it a 7-inch square of cellophane.

  2. Step 2

    Pile eight or nine candies in the center of the squares.

  3. Step 3

    Close it all up by pulling the corners together and tying tight with an 8-inch length of 1/4-inch-wide taffeta ribbon. The labels were printed on olive-drab paper, cut out in leaf shapes, and slipped into the ribbon.

Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter 2001

Reviews (2)

  • 18 Aug, 2011

    They look like chocolate covered espresso beans.

  • 17 Dec, 2010

    I love this idea for my Mediterranean themed wedding! Can anyone tell me where I can find these candies? I tried M