How to make Marshmallow Pops

marshmallow pop

As the mother of two small children I’m not remotely ashamed to admit that I spend half my life in Starbucks, caffeine is after all the main part of my healthy balanced diet. The other day in there The Toddler decided that their marshmallow pops were exactly what he needed in his life right now. Now, I’m all in favor of an easy life (especially when it means I get to drink coffee) so I didn’t mind getting tapped up, however I did wonder if I could make these myself at home and shock horror they are super easy. I’m quite happy to munch on these myself but obviously you are welcome to feed them to your kids and I think they would look great at a childrens birthday party.

How to make Marshmallow Pops: You will need…

kids birthday party ideas marshmallow popsMarshmallows, sprinkles, cocktail sticks (do be careful if you are giving these to small kids, I know I don’t really need to tell you that but no one likes a lawsuit, eh?), warm water.

how to make marshmallow pops

What to do: Dip your marshmallow in some warm water until you can feel the texture start to change. Roll it around in some sprinkles and stick the cocktail stick into one end.

Ta-da! All done. This is so easy your kids could easily do it themselves and it makes a nice change from fairy cakes!

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  1. 19th March 2014 / 3:54 am

    That’s lovely.. πŸ™‚ Pinning it!

  2. 19th March 2014 / 10:24 am

    these look brilliant, and easy too – perfect for a birthday party they could even make them themselves! xx

  3. 19th March 2014 / 10:31 am

    Brilliant i will give this a go with my kids perfect for party food. I’ve pinned to my cooking with kids board

    • 19th March 2014 / 10:43 am

      Aww, thanks πŸ™‚ Yeah I think kids would love to make these!

  4. 19th March 2014 / 11:14 am

    wow thats supper easy, will bookmark this for my future baby shower

  5. 19th March 2014 / 11:51 am

    A really cute idea for older children to make on their own and enjoy (including me!)

  6. 19th March 2014 / 1:12 pm

    Such a simple but great idea. Thank you for sharing!

  7. 19th March 2014 / 2:41 pm

    Great idea – so simple for the kids to do as well, in fact the twins’ school were making these in Late Stay after school last Thursday!

  8. 19th March 2014 / 4:46 pm

    They look so pretty! Sadly marshmallows aren’t veggie, but I did manage to make some marshmallow rice krispie cakes that were veggie friendly by using that fluff stuff- yummy!

  9. 19th March 2014 / 7:22 pm

    Coffee is part of my five a day too πŸ˜‰ These loos tasty and my little one LOVES his marshmallows so these would go down a treat. x

    • 19th March 2014 / 8:46 pm

      Arguably it makes up four of my five a day….

  10. 19th March 2014 / 8:33 pm

    I officially love you. I am going to make these for Baby’s party x

  11. 19th March 2014 / 8:54 pm

    Don’t they look so pretty! My youngest loves roasting marshmallows over the gas hob as a treat. I wonder how these would turn out over a bit of heat? I’m sure he’d love to try.

  12. 19th March 2014 / 9:20 pm

    These are wonderful Kate, be great to make with the three year old too. Thank you for sharing. Do suddenly have an urge for cooked marshmallows too – yum yum!

  13. 19th March 2014 / 10:43 pm

    How amazing is that! So simple but yet so effective! Thank you for sharing.

  14. 20th March 2014 / 2:45 am

    Ohh they sound delicious – I think we have everything we might need to make them as well yum! x

  15. 20th March 2014 / 5:19 am

    This looks like a fun easter treat to keep them occupied!

  16. 20th March 2014 / 10:23 am

    Love these and the girls will love making them so I’m pinning this post! I think we’ll do as another poster said and dip them in melted chocolate because you know, it’s melted chocolate on marshmallow with sprinkles….what could be better?!

  17. 20th March 2014 / 12:39 pm

    This is so easy, so it’s just perfect for me to try!

  18. 20th March 2014 / 4:42 pm

    now I know they do veggie marshmallows I’m totally making these! x

  19. 20th March 2014 / 6:00 pm

    Such a simple but yet amazing transformation!
    They look really yummy

  20. 20th March 2014 / 9:38 pm

    So simple and my girls will love doing this πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing x

  21. 21st March 2014 / 6:34 am

    So easy yet so tasty. Will be making these at the weekend

  22. 23rd March 2014 / 11:36 am

    What a fab one – my 7 year old would love this, and I love the sound of how easy it is to do too πŸ™‚

  23. 8th April 2014 / 8:33 am

    Yum! Looks so pretty too!

    • 8th April 2014 / 7:15 pm

      Prettiness is arguably the most important bit πŸ˜‰

  24. Anthea
    8th April 2014 / 8:53 am

    omnomnom – that’s Roo’s birthday party treats sorted then!! Who’s have thought it would be so simple and a fraction of the cost of coffee shop-bought ones πŸ˜‰ #pintorials

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