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How to make a candy salad!
We used Merckens Green candy wafers, which can be purchased at cakesnthings.com. Originally we thought that using a leaf mold might work for lettuce (you can see some of them on the bottom layer of the salad), but we discovered this method that worked even better:

Posted by Jessie Oleson from Seattle, Washington, United States • Published See Jessie Oleson's 17 projects »
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  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 1
    Step 1

    Melt 'em: You may find that one method works better for you than another. We melted them in the microwave, but many swear by the double-boiler method.

  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 2
    Step 2

    Spread out a long sheet of plastic wrap (12 inches long or so). On one half of the plastic wrap, spread a 1/3 inch thick layer of the melted confection.

  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the unused portion of the plastic wrap over the candy, and smooth down to a desired thickness (not too thin or it will break!).

  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 4
    Step 4

    Wrinkle the still-warm candy gently with your fingers, to give little wrinkles and ripples like on lettuce leaves.

  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 5
    Step 5

    Let cool for 20-30 minutes or until solid.

  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 6
    Step 6

    Gently uncover. Pieces may break off at the ends, but this is ok--lettuce is abnormally shaped after all!

  • How to bake a rice krispie treat. Candy Salad - Step 7
    Step 7

    Garnish as desired (with cake cubes for "croutons", red cookies for tomatoes, etc)

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The Petite Shop
The Petite Shop · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 16 projects
Thats a kids salad right there!!
XD

WOOT..
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Aries Crimm
Aries Crimm · Austin, Texas, US · 6 projects
Finally, a salad I can get my boyfriend to eat! XD
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Katt
Katt · 15 projects
Oh nom!
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Alyssa :)
Alyssa :) · 24 projects
That looks real!
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rachel.
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
Cool! The cake looks just like croutons!
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