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Marshmallow Cocoa Stirrers

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Delight your kids, friends, and neighbors with these deliciously fun Marshmallow Hot Chocolate stirrers! Package a few with some homemade cocoa and you’ve got an instant gift for under $5!

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First, this recipe calls for marshmallows. You can use store-bought if you like, but if you really want to make these special you can make your own follow the marshmallow recipe here, then simply cut the marshmallows out using a tiny gingerbread man cookie cutter, you can make them light brown by adding 2 tablespoons of baking cocoa to the mixture)

You’ll Need:

These are so simple, the kids will enjoy creating them.

Step #1: Break off the hook end off of the candy cane.
Step #2: Insert it into a marshmallow.

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Step #3: Using the edible pens (I prefer Americolor Gourmet Writers) add designs. Some ideas include snowflakes, steaming mugs of cocoa, candy canes, snowman faces, etc

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To add designs using colored sprinkles you’ll need water, sprinkles and a fine paintbrush.

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“Paint” the design of your choice onto the marshmallow with water and roll in colored sprinkles. You’ll need to work fast as the water will evaporate leaving gaps in your design.

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How to Draw A snowflake:
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First, Draw an “X”
Draw a line through the middle of the “X”
Add various size “V”s or dots, as desired.

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