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Kid Friendly Halloween Treats: Franken Pops

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Franken Pops - Kid Friendly Halloween Treats

Easy Kids Crafts: Marshmallow Franken Pops

A quick and easy marshmallow treat recipe for Halloween. Made with chocolate candy coated marshmallows, making these treats make for a great Halloween activity.

Ingredients for Franken Pops

  • 1 – 16 ounces dark green candy coating
  • 2 tablespoons white candy coating
  • 2 tablespoons black candy coating
  • 1/4 cup purple candy coating
  • 1 bag large marshmallows
  • special equipment: 36 lollipop sticks

Franken Pops - Kid Friendly Halloween Treats

Instructions to Make Franken Pops

Here’s a step-by-step video showing you how to make Franken Pops

  • Melt the dark green candy coatings in the microwave in thirty second intervals, stirring after each time until the chocolate is smooth.
  • Dip a lollipop stick ¼” in and then into a marshmallow ¾ of the way through.
  • Franken Pops - Kid Friendly Halloween TreatsDip marshmallows into the melted coating, turning the marshmallow as it coats.
  • Tilt the marshmallow over a cup and gently tap the stick until excess coating drips off.
  • Allow the pops to dry by sticking the end of the stick into a foam block.
  • As the pops dry, make the eyes by piping small 1/8-1/4-inch circles of melted white coating.  Finish the eyes by adding a small speck of melted black coating to the center of the white “eye balls.”  Allow the eyes to harden before using.

Franken Pops - Kid Friendly Halloween Treats

  • Once the green coated pops are hard, dip only the top of each marshmallow in the melted purple coating.  Using a toothpick, add texture to each pop’s hair.  Allow the hair to dry before adding facial features.
  • Add a little dot of chocolate where the eyeballs will be placed.  Using the melted coating as glue, add two eyeballs to every pop.
  • Using an edible black ink marker or melted black coating which is in a piping bag with a tiny opening, pipe a decorate scar and mouth on each pop.
  • Allow the pops to harden before eating.




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