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St. Patrick’s Day treats from the archives

St. Patrick’s Day, also known as the day we can sanction putting Irish Cream in our morning coffee, is coming soon. So in addition to all the beef stew and Guinness you’ll be consuming, here are a few treats from the archives that you can make to celebrate. 1. vodka-dipped rainbow marshmallow pops 2. St. Patrick’s Day […]



how to make simple candy heart marshmallow pops

Valentine’s Day doesn’t get any simpler than this. (Unless you don’t celebrate it, that’s pretty simple. And before kids made us celebrate, we never did.) Marshmallow pops with a little extra chocolate sweetness. Last minute. Make-ahead. For school. For your sweetie. For yourself. Whatever. Done and done.   Are you a “ooooh” Valentine’s Day or […]



from the archives: cotton candy cookie pops for Valentine’s Day

I made these “warm and fuzzy” (aka cotton candy topped) cookie pops ages ago. Back when I wasn’t even 40 yet, in the far-off year of 2011. I came up with the idea in line at Michaels when I spotted a tub of cotton candy. I thought it was odd, at best, and no one […]



how to make easy superhero marshmallow pops

Recently I emailed a bit with a reader asking about Superhero marshmallow pops. Specifically, Teen Titan marshmallow pops. I hadn’t seen the show and moreover, I realized I was woefully short on my superhero stock. Are these cookies all I have? Egads! So these gals (yes, these are gals, but they can be guys, too, if you […]



easiest-ever DIY Valentine’s Day lollipops

Oh, the Jolly Rancher lollipop. I made my first batch of easy Jolly Rancher lollies almost five years ago. Then that second batch I made bigger and better.  And I made these flower candy pops two years ago. So it’s time to revisit the Jolly Ranchers for Valentine’s Day.   There really is nothing to making […]