Despicable Me 2 Minion Candy Spoons | Easter Free Printables

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This Easter have some fun with Despicable Me  treats!

Despicable Me 2 features the return of Gru, the girls, the unpredictably hilarious minions…and a host of new and outrageously funny characters. I was delighted to be asked to create something fun this Easter to celebrate the upcoming movie!

I absolutely love the funny minions and designed these easy to make Minion Candy Spoons and Free Printable Easter Tags just in time for the holiday.

Despicable Me 2 Minion Candy Spoons with Free Printable tags! LivingLocurto.com

Not only are they perfect for Easter baskets, but would be super cute and easy for a Despicable Me themed birthday party!

 

How to make Despicable Me Minion Candy Spoons

What you will need:

Place a large handful of candy in a deep glass bowl or cup and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir a little bit, then heat for an additional 10-20 seconds if needs to be melted more.

The melting process time will depend on your microwave. You don’t want to over heart it or it will burn.

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Dip a spoon into the melted candy and place upside down on a cookie sheet  covered with wax paper.

Before the candy dries, add a few eyeballs. Don’t forget that some minions only have one eye!

Let the candy dry completely before decorating. I put my cookie sheet in the refrigerator to speed up the process.

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After the spoons are dry, carefully outline the eyeballs with black icing for the glasses and mouth.

Add hair (chocolate sprinkles) one by one with some of the melted candy. I just dipped the tip into melted candy and they stuck on the spoon great. Surprisingly they stayed put even after I put them in the bags!

When it’s all dry, place into plastic wrappers and add gift tags.

Now that was easy and so cute right?

 

Free Printable Easter Tags

I designed a few tags for you. Both work great for the candy spoons. I personally like the larger tags. If you like them too, you will need to cut a small line above and below the logo before inserting the spoon.

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Despicable Me 2 Minion Candy Spoons | Easter Fun Food Idea | Free Printables Living Locurto | Party Idea

Download the Despicable Me 2 Easter Tags!

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About Amy Locurto

Amy is a creative mom of two and graphic designer. When she's not working on Living Locurto, she's busy designing Printable Party Supplies and working on I Heart Faces, her photography blog. Find Amy on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram.

Comments

  1. Carey Hurst says:

    Love love , Minion crazy house these are insane :), my LO Birthday is in April these will be extras :). Thank you .

  2. Adorable and simple; doesn’t get any better than this!

  3. Ann parker says:

    I love these, but Easter limits their use!

  4. Maravillosa idea.

  5. so do you carry the printables for birthdays?

  6. Tina Pusak says:

    Cute for a birthday party! Now just to change the tag to say.
    Friends…One in a Minion!

  7. Muito interessante e criativo! Gostei!

  8. Nancy Tickle says:

    Buy chance do you have these tags for a birthday? My grandson’s 7th birthday party is going to be Despicable Me 2 and these would be so awesome to make for his party!

  9. I love these! They will be perfect for my minion themed birthday party next year! I'm such a big kid!

  10. What a great idea, so easy but so effective. Could use this idea for all sorts of party themes. Thanks for the tutorial :-)

  11. Marsha Carsner says:

    so cute! I am making these as a surprise for my grandson who will be going and a very long plane trip.

  12. You MUST repost this for Valentine’s Day too. How cute would “You’re a one in Minion friend” be?

  13. Amy, these are AMAZINGLY adorable!

  14. My daughter-in-law is nuts for Despicable Me and especially the minions!… These will be *just* the thing to make her smile during a particularly difficult week… Thanks so much for sharing, Amy… Blessings on your Easter!

  15. These are too cute!
    Kristin @www.activewomom.com

  16. Amy,
    although i didn’t celebrate Easter, but this is so cute.. I think I’ll do it for birthday treat later..thanks for sharing

  17. This has to be the cutest idea ever and can be made into so many things! Thank you soooooo much for sharing :)

  18. OMGosh these are too much! I sort of wish we could edit the tags, I’d love to make these for my youngest’s class with tags that say “Spring Break” instead of “Easter”!! Thanks for the crafty idea! :)

  19. these are darling!!!! cant wait to show the kids!

  20. adorable Amy!

  21. I love Despicable Me so much and am excited for the 2nd movie. These spoons and printable are adorable! Love them. Thanks Amy!

  22. So cute :-)

  23. So Fun, thanks Amy my boys will love them.

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