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Sunday, November 14, 2010

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Reindeer

I had a lot of ideas in my head of projects I wanted to try out this holiday season, and this is the one that has won out as my favorite so far. My Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Pumpkins were so incredibly popular, that I knew I needed to come up with some new ideas for Christmas...and probably for every season afterward! (Can you say, Chocolate Covered Peeps??? YUM!!!)


I am giddy with excitement at how cute these turned out!!!

Want to make your own?

Here's what you need:
Large Marshmallows (I prefer Jet-Puffed over the store brand)
Lollipop sticks, popsicle sticks, or pretzel sticks
Ribbon
Melting Chocolate (I prefer the ones you buy at the craft store for their smooth texture)
Cinnamon dots, Hot Tamales or Mike & Ike's Reds
Small Pretzels
Pearl Sprinkles (or other candies for the eyes)
Foam block 


First, set up your assembly line.

Break the pretzels in half. It was not an easy task to get them all to break properly, so make sure to have plenty on hand. You need two halves for each reindeer's antlers.



Snip just the ends of the Hot Tamales or Mike & Ike's, or count out your cinnamon dots. I used the Mike & Ike's because I'm planning to give these to Cooper's preschool class, and the cinnamon ones are a little too spicy for him.


Put the marshmallows on the stick, and push them into the foam block. This saves you from having to do that with melted chocolate on them. (Since this was only a trial run, I was working with what I had on hand. I'm going to purchase a larger block next trip to the craft store.)

I scored the tops of the marshmallows, hoping that would make it easier to attach the pretzel antlers.


Once your assembly line is set, it's time to melt your chocolate.

Place chocolate melts or chocolate chips in a microwaveable glass bowl. Microwave on high at 20-30 second intervals, stirring each time until chocolate is just melted, but not too hot.


Dip a marshmallow into the chocolate, covering it entirely. Use the backside of a spoon to smooth out the side and top, and to remove any excess. Place it back into the foam block and repeat the process on the next marshmallow.


After about five or six marshmallows, add the pretzel antlers, by gently inserting them into the scored parts of the marshmallows, and hold them for a few seconds to make sure they are secure. This took some practice!


For the nose and eyes, you can either add them when the chocolate is still wet, or finish the whole batch, then dab some melted chocolate onto each piece and attach it to the marshmallow to make the face. I did it both ways, but decided the second way was easier.


Once they are completely dry, tie a small piece of ribbon around the stick like a scarf.


These would make great treats for neighbors, teachers, classmates or as party favors.Wrap in a plastic treat bag, and relish in the oohs and ahhs as you deliver them to your friends!

I participate in these parties.

76 comments:

Beth Adams said...

So cute & Yummy looking! Bravo Girl.
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Stacie said...

Super cute and I just saw chocolate covered Peeps at Target for the 1st time the other day!

Heather L. said...

Oh my, these are ADORABLE!!! We are totally making these!

Came over from Just a Girl =)

Lindsey said...

these are adorable! i can't wait to make them for the holidays!

erica said...

these turned out adorable! I absolutely love them. What a wonderful blog you have! I am a new follower

xo

alison said...

those are so cute and delicious looking!

Adriana said...

Those are so cute! I would actually feel bad eating them. LOL

Humble Bee said...

Fab-u-lous! Dapper little reindeer and cute right down to the little polka ribbons. Yummy!
~Becki

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

I want to make these! They are adorable!

Marcie @ DWYH said...

So cute! I'm going to make these for my son's Christmas party!

Jodi said...

So cute and so yummy; I love them.

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Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

Too, too cute, Kristin! I love them. The antlers are awesome! The ribbon just completes the whole thing. Fantastic!!!

Mrs. Whary said...

THese are super cute!! I will definbitely have to try my hand at these with the guys in our student home! Thanks so much!!!!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

So cute - I'm putting these on "the list."

Rachel said...

You are too creative!! I love it!!

:)
Rachel

BettyJean @ ShabbyTeaParty said...

OMG! LOVE IT!!! I'm making a whole herd of these and donating them to sell at our church bazaar this weekend. Thanks so much for sharing this super cute idea!

Beth said...

Super cute! I kids would love making these! Thanks for stopping my blog and being my 1st follower!

chris said...

What a fabulous idea! I'm bookmarking for a fun idea to do with my kids.

Between You and Me said...

over from DIY Showoff....

love this project...gonna try it with my kiddos this year!

Lisa said...

Aww! These are adorable! : )

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

I love these! They are so so cute!

Lisa at Paint in my Hair said...

love it! I'm totally going to make some of these. Thanks for the inspiration!

Pamela Michelle said...

So cute, have to make these!! New follower via WGW

AmyH said...

Yum! I'm giving you an award tomorrow at naptimecrafters.blogspot.com

Life In The Thrifty Lane said...

So cute! Have to make some soon!!

Regina said...

These are awesome...thank you for sharing and giving step by step how to. I surely am going to make these for his Christmas party at school.

Love your blog too...I am a new follower.

Hugs,
Regi

Maxabella said...

These are just delicious looking. SO cute!! x

Christy said...

I love these so much! They just make me smile. :O)

Katherine said...

SO adorable! What perfect antlers! My kids would go crazy over these! Hope you'll hop on over & link these up to my Holiday Hookup party!

http://kraftykat76.blogspot.com/2010/11/holiday-hookup-3.html

Tania Tangri said...

Hi, Thanks for the great idea and this tutorial. I made these for my office potluck and everyone loved it. Pics of what I made are posted here:
http://turtlecraftygirl.blogspot.com/2010/12/reindeers-chocolate-covered.html

Anonymous said...

These are adorable! I'm including them in my Friday Favorites this week!

Kelli said...

so stinkin' cute =)

lilscrappers said...

These are ca-ute! Love it!

Cozyflier said...

Love these! Need to make them! I can see so many possibilities for these!

- - Sheryl - - said...

they are adorable and look easy and quick to do - thanks for the great idea

mamma-mich said...

thank you for showing us how to make these....i just made them for my son's school party tomorrow. they turned out really cute!

BettyJean @ ShabbyTeaParty said...

I wanted to let you know I posted about your Reindeer Pops today and included a link to your post. These are just the cutest!! I saw them last year and bookmarked the post. We've enjoyed them for two years now, Thanks for sharing, Warm Hugs,

Anonymous said...

I made this! -->

http://bitedelite.com/2011/12/reindeer-marshmallow/

They're so cute!!

Unknown said...

Ouah! Cette idée est vraiment géniale! Les petits Rennes sont très mignons! Un grand bravo pour ton idée!! Et Merci!!!

I will try to write in english:
Your idea is really great and small reindeer are cute! Congratulations for your idea! Thank you!

willowday said...

Adorable!

Jinga said...

Omg! Tasty and gorgeous, I put mine in a styrofoam sledge I made from recycled packing materials and tinsel and aluminum foil... Along with some 'presents I made to decorate, along with a marshmallow Santa... Went down incredibly well at Christmas party... I can't believe I've never thought of doing things like this for special occasions... Thank you for the inspiration!!!

Unknown said...

I'm going to make these for my daughters classmates. Such a perfect idea!!! Can't wait. I'll post pics of how they turn out! Merry Christmas all!!

Unknown said...

I'm making these for our family Christmas party. The kids are going to love them!

Thank you for sharing!

Dweath401 said...

So cute. I would like to try this with a group of children. Thanks.

Unknown said...

We tried these for a bake sale, but they sadly didn't work! They kept sliding off the sticks and the chocolate was dripping everywhere! The pretzels were falling off and just not staying because the chocolate covered the markings you made for them earlier! It was def. a great idea! We ended up using the same idea, but a different recipe that puts the marshmallows on there side. Definitely consider looking that website up before trying to save you some time!!

Unknown said...

Definitely agree with Madison Regan - amazing idea, very cute. However, the process of making 32 ended up taking me over 3 hours. The sliding issue was a big one for me. Luckily I live in a winter climate, so finally learned to bring the no-longer-dripping mallows outside to freeze straight away. However, when bringing them back in for the decorating stage, the sliding began again. I had no troubles with sticking the decos on, as I dipped everything in melted chocolate again - but I must say the sliding has driven me to drink tonight. All in all, I'm happy with the end result - but if you're looking for a quick xmas treat recipe, this isn't it.

Unknown said...


oh I like that chocolate candies
i love eating that's why im too fat now :)
but most of the time what i eat are chocolates
in fact i buy macaroons online
because that's my favorite which is chocolate macaroons.
well anyway that chocolate candies above are interesting i wanna try that.

Starla J. said...

So cute! How fun! I'm pinning this one! Thank you for sharing!

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