Chocolate Dipped Candy Cane Marshmallows

IMG_1233In Googling around for ideas for a holiday treat auction, we ran across photos of these. They are fairly easy to make, yet a nice and somewhat different treat for the holidays. It probably would have helped if it weren’t 80 ˚F in December to make these, but such is life. The chocolate took a while to cool, making the process a bit slower than expected.

These are a very easy treat to get kids of any age involved in!

They kept fairly well for a few days in the fridge. But probably wouldn’t want to push it much beyond that. Once they are cool, store in a tupperware.

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Chocolate Dipped Candy Cane Marshmallows
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 36-48
Ingredients
  • Box of 100 mini candy canes
  • Bag of marshmallows
  • Bag of Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Using a double boiler or a pan of water with a bowl on top, heat the chocolate to melt it.
  2. Crush 20-30 mini candy canes (in batches as you need the crumbs)
  3. Stick a mini candy cane in a marshmallow
  4. Using tongs and holding by the candy cane, dip the marshmallow in the melted chocolate
  5. Let it cool a few seconds
  6. Dip the marshmallow in the candy care crumbs
  7. Put on wax paper to cool
 

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  3. Quinoa Spinach Mac and Cheese
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