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Musical Instruments with Fruit by the Foot®

Musical Instruments with Fruit by the Foot®
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 3

The holiday season isn’t complete without good music to accompany us. Entertain the little ones with these fun musical instruments made with Fruit by the Foot®, and fill your party with music! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
wafer cookies (approximately 4.5” x 1.25” x 0.5”)
1
box of Fruit by the Foot™ Variety Pack
1
small egg-shaped cookie mold
2
blue Betty Crocker™ Fruit Gushers® Fruit Snacks
White cookie frosting

Directions

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  • 1
    For the Cuatro (a kind of guitar)
  • 2
    Cut the cookie gently with a knife to make the body of the cuatro.
  • 3
    Cut a strip of Fruit by the Foot® to make the neck of the cuatro.
  • 4
    Glue each with frosting.
  • 5
    Cut a red strip of Fruit by the Foot® to wrap the sides of the instrument and glue the edges with icing.
  • 6
    Cut blue “Tie-dye” strips to make the strings.
  • 7
    Cut strips of orange "Color by the Foot" for the top and a red circle for the hole.
  • 8
    Squeeze the Fruit Gushers® to let the fluid out.
  • 9
    Cut the Gushers in 2 and glue with icing onto the sides of the cuatro.
  • 10
    For the Maracas
  • 11
    Cut a cookie twice with the cookie mold. Also cut out the stems for the maracas.
  • 12
    Wrap the sides of the maracas with yellow strips.
  • 13
    Cut 2 pieces of red strips with the cookie cutters and use the pre-cut curved strips of yellow to decorate the maracas.
  • 14
    For the Drum
  • 15
    Cut a round shape with the cooking cutter and decorate in the same way as the other instruments with red and yellow Fruit by the Foot®.
  • 16
    Cut out the sticks with blue strips.

Expert Tips

  • Always use the frosting as the glue to join the parts of the instruments.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • The holiday season isn’t complete without good music to accompany us. Entertain the little ones with these fun musical instruments made with Fruit by the Foot®, and fill your party with music!

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