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new year’s eve marshmallows

Here are some super-easy marshmallow decorating ideas for last-minute New Year’s Eve treats. Did I mention how super-easy and last-minute these are?

you will need:*

marshmallows
skewers and/or lollipop sticks

and…
for glitter marshmallows:
bowl of water
sprinkles in preferred colors

for countdown and clock marshmallows:
edible pens

*I use Americolor gourmet writers. You can find substitutes in the craft store. You can also find a good variety of different colored sprinkles in the craft store. Choose fine sprinkles for an extra glittery effect.

to make the glittery marshmallows:
Skewer marshmallows or put on lollipop sticks. Working with one marshmallow at a time, very quickly dip a marshmallow into the water, remove immediately, blot on a paper towel and immediately sprinkle with the sprinkles to coat. Let dry.
to make the countdown or clock marshmallows:
For the countdown, skewer a few marshmallows. Simply write the countdown with the edible pens. For the clocks, skewer a marshmallow or put on a lollipop stick. Draw an almost-midnight clock face on the marshmallow.

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9 Comments

  1. ivorypomegranate
    Posted December 31, 2009 at 6:42 am | Permalink

    Your pictures are gorgeous! And the sparkly marshmallows are such a cute idea for New Year's Eve!

  2. Carolyn Jung
    Posted December 31, 2009 at 5:00 pm | Permalink

    How glam! I want to make jewelry out of these. My own glittery marshmallow necklace. ;)

  3. Lisa
    Posted December 31, 2009 at 8:01 pm | Permalink

    Awesome. If only I had seen these about 3 hours ago when I was hunting for a super awesome and super easy thing to do with the kids for the party tonight.

  4. nadege
    Posted January 1, 2010 at 4:48 pm | Permalink

    Bonne Année !

  5. Jennifer(Savor)
    Posted January 2, 2010 at 12:34 am | Permalink

    Oh my! I so wish I saw these yesterday. You are the best and do you know that you make me smile every time you post?

  6. glassidentities
    Posted January 2, 2010 at 4:41 am | Permalink

    I love these marshmallows.. I am thinking they would be fun for almost any holiday.. I can see red and pink ones for valentines.. and pastels for easter.. red and blue with white sparkle ones for 4th of july… hmm ohhh they are perfect for pumpkins for halloween.. some with sparkles and some with faces drawn on them… wonderful fun idea.. thank you for sharing.

  7. Chic Cookies
    Posted January 2, 2010 at 4:59 am | Permalink

    oh, you people are the best. I love the idea of a marshmallow necklace… though watch out for bees! Dang, I should've posted earlier :) Aww, Jennifer, you always make me blush with your way kind words! I wish you lived in my house and gave me a nice ego boost every morning before I started my day.

  8. Chic Cookies
    Posted January 3, 2010 at 3:02 am | Permalink

    oooh, definitely for any holiday. I thought the same thing!!

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