Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops

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It’s nearly fall, and we are getting ready for all things Halloween – it’s one of my favorite holidays of the year and Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops are one of my family’s favorite Halloween treats. Marshmallow pops are a great alternative to cake pops, because they look impressive and taste great but are much easier to make. 

Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops - cute and easy Halloween craft that is perfect for the whole family.

Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops For Halloween

Making a batch of these Jack-o-lantern Marshmallow Pops was the perfect afternoon of family decorating togetherness.

Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops Supplies

To create your own, you will need to gather these supplies:

  • Paper Straws
  • Extra Large Marshmallows
  • Green Gumdrops
  • Orange Candy Melts
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Plastic Baggie

How to Make Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops

To begin, firmly press your paper straws into the centers of the marshmallows. Choose marshmallows that can stand on one end without falling over. I love the extra large marshmallows because they have more space for me to be creative when I draw their faces.

Paper Straws And Marshmallows for Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Pops
Next, melt your orange candy melts according to the package directions. Make sure there are no lumps before you begin to dip your marshmallows.

Melt Orange Candy For Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Pops
Carefully dip your marshmallows into the orange melts and make sure the candy reaches all the way to the straw.

Dip marshmallows in melted orange candy.
Before your candy melts harden, place a green gumdrop on the top of your marshmallow to make your pumpkin leaf. Allow your marshmallows to harden.

Green Gumdrop Leaves On Jack-O-Lantern
Next, melt your chocolate chips. I did this in the microwave in 30 second increments.

Don’t burn your chocolate, it’s easy to do!

melt chocolate chips in microwave and stir
Scoop your melted chocolate chips into a plastic baggie and snip the end to create a piping tool. Carefully draw Jack-o-lantern faces on the fronts of all of your marshmallows.

Pipe Chocolate Jack-O-Lantern Faces On Marshmallow Pops
Then, set your Jack-o-lanterns aside, and allow them to set and harden before you eat them!

Kids Will Love Making These Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops
Making your own batch of Jack-o-lantern Marshmallow Pops is the perfect way to usher in the Halloween season. Pull your whole family into the kitchen for a little decorating fun, and create a new tradition!

Jack-O-Lantern Marshmallow Pops make a cute and easy Halloween craft.

Do you have a special Halloween treat that you make with your family every year?

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About Emily Louise

Emily is a apron-wearing, camera-wielding, mother and pilots wife who has found her niche in discovering a reason to celebrate every day and enjoying the simple things life has to offer.