Reindeer Mallow Treats
Ingredients and Supplies Needed:
One lb. melted white, chocolate or dark coating
24 mini pretzels (plus extra to allow for breakage)
Waxed or Parchment Paper
Red Candy Beads
On waxed or parchment paper, pair up mini pretzels in a “wing” shape. Select a dozen marshmallows. Don’t worry too much about how symmetrical they are – if the shapes are a bit off, it will add to each pop’s “personality”. (I realized this after finding that most of my bag of marshmallows was lopsided!)
Dip ½” of sucker stick into melted candy and insert into the side of marshmallows. You can allow them to rest on their sides as the chocolate sets up.
Peel pairs of eyes of backing paper.
Place some of the red candy beads within reach.
Melted Candy needs to be in bowl or container which makes it deep enough to dip the marshmallows; Dip a marshmallow, making sure it is completely covered. Holding it sideways, gently “swirl” over melted candy for a full 5 seconds to allow excess to drip back into the bowl. Use a toothpick to break any air bubbles that remain.
Place the marshmallow on top of a pair of pretzels. Place a red candy bead on top of the marshmallow to make the reindeer’s nose. Allow to dry.
Once all the reindeers have dried, place upright in Styrofoam or lollypop stand. With a toothpick, place two dots of melted candy on each reindeer and attach 2 eyes.
12 Reindeer Pops
You will have candy left over to make additional reindeer or other treats.