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Reindeer Pops

 Reindeer Pops
Kids and adults will go crazy for these cute little reindeer on a stick. They are easy to make too!—Lydia Jones, Carencro, Louisiana
12 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + standing


  • 12 lollipop sticks
  • 12 large marshmallows
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • Styrofoam block
  • 24 candy eyeballs
  • 12 red-hot candies
  • 12 thin miniature pretzels, broken in half
  • Holiday sprinkles, optional


  • Insert one lollipop stick into each marshmallow. In a microwave, melt
  • chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip marshmallows in
  • chocolate mixture, turning to coat; allow excess to drip off. Insert
  • pops into Styrofoam to keep upright. Let stand to set slightly,
  • about 15 minutes.
  • Decorate faces, attaching eyeballs and using red-hot candies for
  • noses. Using a toothpick, poke two holes in top of each marshmallow;
  • insert pretzel pieces for antlers. If desired, decorate with
  • sprinkles. Refrigerate until set. Yield: 1 dozen.