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Party Ring Pops Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1/2 cup (4 ounces) white candy melts
- 1/2 cup (4 ounces) pink candy melts
- 1/2 cup (4 ounces) blue candy melts
- 1/4 cup (2 ounces) yellow candy melts
- 1/4 cup (2 ounces) green candy melts
- 1/4 cup (2 ounces) purple candy melts
- 1/4 cup (2 ounces) orange candy melts
- 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 24 plastic ring molds
- 24 lollipop sticks

Special Equipment Needed:
- Double boiler
- Silicone baking mat
- Heat-safe bowl
- Spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Place the candy melts in separate heat-safe bowls.
2. Heat a double boiler over medium heat.
3. Place the bowls of candy melts in the double boiler, stirring occasionally until melted.
4. Add 1/2 teaspoon of vegetable oil to each bowl of melted candy melts and stir until combined.
5. Place the plastic ring molds on a silicone baking mat.
6. Pour the melted candy melts into the molds, filling each one about halfway.
7. Place a lollipop stick in the center of each mold.
8. Place the baking mat in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to allow the candy to set.
9. Carefully remove the ring pops from the molds and enjoy!

Time:
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Temperature: Room Temperature
Serving Size: 24 ring pops

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 80
Fat: 4g
Carbohydrates: 11g
Protein: 0g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Any type of candy melts can be used in place of the white, pink, blue, yellow, green, purple, and orange candy melts.
- Coconut oil can be used in place of the vegetable oil.

Variations:
- Add sprinkles or other decorations to the ring pops before they set.
- Use different colors of candy melts for a more colorful look.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to stir the melted candy melts often to prevent them from burning.
- Work quickly when pouring the melted candy melts into the molds to prevent them from hardening.

Storage Instructions:
Store the ring pops in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Reheating Instructions:
The ring pops can be reheated in the microwave for 10-15 seconds.

Presentation Ideas:
- Place the ring pops in a bowl or on a platter for a festive presentation.
- Arrange the ring pops in a pattern or design on a plate.

Garnishes:
- Sprinkles
- Chopped nuts
- Chocolate chips

Pairings:
- Ice cream
- Cake
- Fruit

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Chocolate dipped strawberries
- Chocolate covered pretzels
- Fudge

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the candy melts are too thick, add a small amount of vegetable oil to thin them out.
- If the candy melts are too thin, add a small amount of candy melts to thicken them up.

Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to use a clean spoon or spatula when stirring the melted candy melts.
- Do not leave the melted candy melts unattended while they are melting.

Food History:
The first ring pops were invented in the 1970s and have been a popular treat ever since.

Flavor Profiles:
The ring pops have a sweet and fruity flavor.

Serving Suggestions:
- Serve the ring pops as a snack or dessert.
- Use the ring pops as decorations for cakes and cupcakes.

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Taste: Sweet, Tangy, Fruity, Refreshing