Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Pops Recipe
You’ve got to try this Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Pops recipe! It’s the perfect alternative to the boring Birthday party cupcakes or cake. It’s even a bit different that the new cake pops!
How about something that is much easier, faster and tastes amazing! It’s a Marshmallow pop! You could even call it a Marshmallow Smores Pop!
How many times have you heard of your child coming home and saying they celebrated a Birthday at school with cupcakes! Try something exciting, new and fun! If you are looking for a change to the typical Cupcake party, give this a try! It’s fun for any party really! You could totally decorate these for your Christmas, Easter or even your baby shower parties!
It’s really easy and rather inexpensive too! I’ve even had people tell me they are not crafty and it was easy for them! This would be a beginners step to being crafty in the kitchen.
Best part though, is the kids LOVE IT! They love to make it and they love to eat it!
Almond Bark (Chocolate or Vanilla or both)
2 bags of Marshmallows
1 package small baggies (with ties) the generic ones are fine
1 Package of Skewers or lollipop sticks (I used skewers and cut off the pointed tips)
Toppings: Such as candy, sprinkles etc…
Wax Paper or graham crackers if you plan to do Smores on a Stick (See below)
Wash hands (very important! lol…)
1. Cut off all the tips to the bamboo skewers (because I was serving these to kindergarteners)
2. Have your child help put two marshmallows on each stick. Be sure to make extra for teachers/staff!
3. Lay out the wax paper so you can sit the prepared marshmallows on it to dry.
4. Break the Almond Bark into large chunks and microwave for about 1 minute. Test the consistency with a fork because it may be completely melted but will still hold it’s shape and not look melted until its moved. Microwave an additional 30 seconds until its melted. (this may take a couple of times but do it this way so it doesn’t burn) Also, do this separate for each flavor too.
4. While the Almond Bark is warm, dip the marshmallows in it and set it on the was paper. I allowed my child to be the one that decorated these with toppings before they set. (She loved that!) You can also use the opposite color of almond bark to drizzle it over the first for a more elegant party too.
Note: You may need to re-warm the Almond Bark for an additional 30 seconds if you take too long in this set but DON’T ADD WATER to melt it. Yes! I am speaking from experience! It doesn’t work! and… i’ve also tried adding color but that doesn’t work either… Oh, me and my experiments! My kids love me for this!
Here’s another idea for a twist on this recipe: Instead of letting them set on wax paper, let them set on a Graham Cracker and then you will have a “Smores on a Stick!” I did this with the chocolate almond bark and it was also a BIG HIT with the kiddos!
5. Let the marshmallow sticks set about 30 minutes or longer until dried then wrap them in the baggies and tie the ends. I just used the green ties from the baggies but you can get really decorative here and add ribbon etc…
6. Lastly, I added them standing up to a basket I had for a beautiful presentation to the class!
My daughter had a booth in the Children’s Entrepreneur Fair with these Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Pops and she won first place!!
If you enjoyed this post you may want to check out the Do It Yourself Cake Push Pops tutorial post here! These are fun too!