Chocolate-Topped Marshmallow Sticks

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.


3 dozen

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
I like to use all sorts of different marshmallow shapes and flavors to mix things up. These chocolate-dunked pops are always a hit at local bake sales. —Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan
Chocolate-Topped Marshmallow Sticks Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 36 lollipop sticks
  • 1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows (about 36)
  • 1/2 cup white baking chips
  • Optional toppings: assorted nonpareils, colored sugars, small or crushed candies and flaked coconut


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons shortening; stir until smooth.
  2. Insert one lollipop stick into each marshmallow. Dip marshmallows in melted chocolate, turning to coat; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper.
  3. In a microwave, melt white baking chips with remaining shortening; drizzle over chocolate. Decorate with toppings if desired. Let stand until set.
  4. Use to stir servings of hot cocoa. Store in an airtight container.