Marshmallow Snowmen Recipe
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Marshmallow Snowmen Recipe

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Kids will love making these as much as teachers enjoy receiving them. These cute snowmen are sure to bring smiles all around. And the best part? They melt beautifully in hot chocolate. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 5 ounces milk chocolate candy coating, melted
  • 18 large marshmallows
  • 6 small wooden skewers
  • Orange and black decorating icing

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 191 calories, 7g fat (6g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. For hats, spoon six 1/2-teaspoon rounds of candy coating onto waxed paper. Dip six marshmallows in remaining coating and place in the center of each round; let stand until set.
  2. On each skewer, thread two plain marshmallows and one hat. Use decorating icing to draw faces and arms. Yield: 6 snowmen.
Originally published as Marshmallow Snowmen in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p13

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semuller User ID: 4393852 176363
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"These were a big hit with the children in our Bible Club! I couldn't find the decorating icing and used markers with edible ink. I also had trouble finding small skewers, but my husband cut larger ones for me. They were fun to make and eat!"

mom23kids User ID: 3946374 148889
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2011

"so easy...instead of the decorating icing I used Candy melts (melt in microwave put in a ziploc sandwich bag and snipped a very small part of the corner to use as a piping bag) for the decorating icing, and with this I also "cemented" all the pieces together so that the skewers weren't needed. I made this for my daughters Kindergarten class and the kids loved them."

pamkenw User ID: 274273 176333
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2010

"Cute and easy idea. However the small wooden skewers are not so easy to find, at least not in my area"

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