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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 45 min. + standing
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

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  • jinlorenza
    May 18, 2018

    I've worked with melted chocolate a little bit before and did not do well with it. But these were so easy, and looked just like the picture when I was done! And that never happens for me! Also, the kids LOVED them!