Making these pops is a fun activity for a children's party because any age can participate. The pops can also be customized for holidays or special occasions by rolling them in coordinating colored sprinkles, such as red and green for Christmas or orange and white for Halloween.Marcia Porch, Winter Park, Florida
20 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 4-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
- 40 large marshmallows
- 20 Popsicle sticks
- Toppings: assorted sprinkles, flaked coconut and ground walnuts
- In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and oil. Stir until smooth.
- Thread two marshmallows onto each wooden stick. Roll marshmallows in
- melted chocolate, turning to coat. Allow excess to drip off. Roll in
- toppings of your choice. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
- Chill until firm. Yield: 20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 marshmallow pop (calculated without toppings) equals 131 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.