5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats | Heart shaped, strawberry flavored marshmallows dipped in melted candy and sprinkles.  One taste and you will swear you made your very own mini Valentine’s Day peeps!

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

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5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

I found a cupcake kit at The Dollar Tree and loved the heart shaped picks that came in the package.  So I decided to skewer the marshmallows with the picks.  It kind of made them look like arrows.

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

Once you have skewered all the marshmallows.

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

Dip in dark, milk, white or colored melted candy (I used white, pink and red).  Tap off any excess ccandy.

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

Shower with colored sugar sprinkles.  TIP:  You will get a lot better coloring if you use the same color of candy and the same color of sprinkles.

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

Lay on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper to dry.

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

Package up and attach to each of the valentine’s your kids will be handing out at school.

If you’re making these for a party you can also make my Dark Chocolate Raspberry Dipped Marshmallows.

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats - Lady Behind The Curtain

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats

5 Minute Marshmallow Candy Treats

Ingredients

  • heart shaped marshmallows
  • candy melts (dark chocolate, milk, white or colors)
  • NOTE: Sorry I don't have amounts you'll need about 1 cup of chocolate per 18 to 20 marshmallows.
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • sprinkles
  • Optional: cupcake picks

Instructions

  1. Skewer marshmallows with cupcake picks.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
  3. Add candy and shortening to a small microwavable safe bowl.
  4. Microwave 1 minute and 30 seconds; stir for 30 seconds or until the candy is smooth and creamy.
  5. Dip marshmallow in melted candy making sure to include the part of the cupcake pick that is inserted into the marshmallow.
  6. Lightly tap on the edge of the bowl to let any excess chocolate dip off.
  7. Immediately add sprinkles and place on prepared cookie sheet to harden.

Notes

This recipe is from Lady Behind The Curtain

http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com/5-minute-marshmallow-candy-treats/

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