A Delicious Gift Everyone Will Love

Learn to Make Easy and Fun Homemade Holiday Candy

By KBJR News 1

December 12, 2011 Updated Dec 12, 2011 at 10:16 AM CDT

As part of the holiday series on NewsCenter Today, Jeff and Courtney learn how to make chocolate covered marshmallows on a stick, decorated as your favorite holiday character! Watch the folks from the Great Lakes Candy Kitchen demonstrate how to make an easy, delicious gift everyone will love.

You will need:
Large and small marshmallows
Popsicle sticks
Melted chocolate
An assortment of candies for decorating the face

Heat chocolate and/or white chocolate, depending on the characters you choose to make.
Place large marshmallows on a popsicle stick.
Glue small marshmallow on the front of the large marshmallows using chocolate. Let dry.
Dip the marshmallow stick in the chocolate.
Lay on wax paper and let dry a bit.
Now start decorating using sprinkles, gummy candies, red hots, candy eyes, and pretzels.