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Penuche Fudge and Chocolate-Dipped Caramallows Packaging

Penuche and caramallows, nestled in a brightly colored liner, are sure to make any holiday happier. Four batches of fudge and one batch of caramallows will fill 23 boxes. Instead of making the paper divider, you can use paper cups to hold the candies.

Introduction

Materials

  • Paper: 8 1/2-by-11-inch presentation matte (No. S041062), from epson.com
  • Similar glassine: German tissue paper in red (No. 737905) and Light Blue (No. 737914), from Kate's Paperie
  • 5 1/2-by-3 1/2-by-1-inch cardboard box in cocoa (No. 53), from Liberty Display and Supply
  • Bone folder
  • Straightedge
  • Double-sided tape
  • Chocolate-dipped caramallows;
  • Penuche fudge
  • Red clip-art wrapping paper
  • Blue-green clip-art wrapping paper
  • Baker's twine

Steps

  1. Step 1

    o create box liner, cut a 5 1/4-by-7 3/8-inch rectangle from red glassine. Place it vertically on a work surface. Using a bone folder and a straightedge and starting at short end, score it at 1 inch, 1 inch, 3 3/8 inch, 1 inch, and 1 inch.

  2. Step 2

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    To create box divider insert, cut a 13 1/4-by-3 3/8-inch strip from red glassine. Place it horizontally on a work surface. Starting at left short end, score it at 1 inch, 1 inch, and 1 3/4 inch. Repeat twice, then score at 1 inch and 1 inch. Fold along scores, as shown.

  3. Step 3

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    Place the liner inside a 5 1/2-by-3 1/2-by-1-inch cardboard box, tucking the liner's folded edges inside. Then, nestle the divider inside the box. Add the penuche and caramallows in a checkerboard pattern.

  4. Step 4

    Using an ink-jet printer, print the clip-art wrapping paper in desired color (blue-green or red) on 8 1/2-by-11-inch paper. Trim off white border. Wrap the box, securing with double-sided tape. Attach an inscribed gift tag with a length of bakers' twine.