I love falling into that pocket of creativity where the ideas flow freely and I come away with tons of inspiration and a to-do list a mile long. This happened recently when I was flying home from spring training in Arizona. We were waiting to board our airplane and I was reading about 50 different egg ideas in the April 2017 issue of Good Housekeeping.
Insta-Glam Glitter Eggs caught my eye. So easy, especially for this girl who likes the idea of coloring Easter eggs but it always ends up being more hassle than it is worth because we never eat the eggs we decorate. So, I got to thinking what would we eat? And what would be equally cute and easy?
Glitter Marshmallow Pops would be adorable and easy and the perfect last minute Easter treat!
Thanks to Megan for introducing me to the magic of a marshmallow on a stick. She wrote a post about making them for a birthday party a million years ago on her old blog. I then turned them into Halloween Monster treats and now Easter.
Glitter Marshmallow Pops Tutorial
Supplies: Kraft Jet Puffed Original Marshmallows, Wilton Treat Sticks, Wilton Candy Melts in Bright White, Wilton Cake Sprinkles (affiliate links ahead)
- Melt Wilton Candy Melts as directed.
- Dip marshmallow in melted candy and coat.
- Set on wax paper or cooling rack.
- Before candy coating completely dries, sprinkle Wilton Cake Sprinkles onto marshmallow pop.
- Place in refrigerator for candy coating to harden.
- Stick Wilton Treat Stick in marshmallow.
- Wrap with plastic wrap or cellophane paper and tie a ribbon around stick.
A couple of helpful hints:
- I prefer to hand dip marshmallows rather than inserting the treat stick first and dipping. Hand dipping gives you far more control. Watch out for that melted candy – it gets hot!
- I used a cooling rack on top of a sheet pan so the sheet pan could catch any runaway sprinkles.
- No need to individually wrap each glittered marshmallow pop. Instead, display them in a tall glass or mason jar.
- Store extras in a sealed container.
What kind of treats are you making for Easter?