Truffula Tree Marshmallow Pops

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Sometimes I have a whim to create something fun the kids will enjoy. And sometimes it turns into something sort of cute. I thought it would be fun to dip some marshmallows in white chocolate and them dredge them in sprinkles. After putting them on the straws, dipping in the chocolate and then then sugar, I immediately thought of The Lorax and the Truffle Trees.

Truffula Tree Marshmallow Pops

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We had recently watched the Lorax by Dr. Seuss in movie form on Netflix (sadly, it’s since been pulled). The girls really connected with it. They love pretty much anything they’ve seen from Dr. Seuss including The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That which we regularly stream! They enjoy the fun facts and silly nature of the show for sure.

Back to the Truffula Trees. I don’t have a double boiler or a fondue set, but putting a smaller pot into a bigger pot with water did the trick. I did have to be careful not to let the water slosh into the smaller pan. Gradually, I heated the water and melted the white chocolate chips (you can color the chocolate or use candy melts). Once smooth, I removed it from the heat, I dipped the paper straw into the white chocolate and then pushed the marshmallow on it while twisting. Then, they went into the freezer for a bit to make sure the marshmallow was stuck on there good.

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Then I dipped the marshmallow into the melted chocolate and smoothed with a spatula. Then into a bowl with colored sugar crystals (sprinkles would work, too). You will need a lot more sugar crystals than you think! Then back into the freezer to harden and cool for just a minute or two. It also helps to have some florist foam to set them in while they cool.

Truffula Tree Marshmallow Pops

Then, enjoy! They are the perfect treat to enjoy with a Dr. Seuss movie or show!

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5 from 1 vote

Truffula Tree Marshmallow Pops

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins

Ingredients

  • jumbo marshmallows
  • white chocolate chips
  • sugar crystals
  • paper straws

Instructions

  • Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler.
  • Dip the end of a straw in the melted chocolate and then push into one marshmallow while twisting.
  • Place in freezer to harden and cool.
  • Remove from freezer.
  • Dip marshmallow into melted chocolate and spread around marshmallow.
  • Dip into sugar crystals and coat.
  • Place in florist foam and then into freezer to harden and cool.
  • Enjoy!

 


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12 Comments

    1. Who isn’t, right? I mean rhyming silly words…and puffy sugar!

  1. 5 stars
    These are so cute! My kids love both movies (the original and the new one) so they will love these.

    1. I didn’t even realize that there were two of them! Off to find the original one. I’m guessing it’s more true animation instead of CGI?

      1. It’s barely even animated, lol. It was made in the 70s!

  2. Leigh Anne Borders says:

    5 stars
    Those are adorable!

  3. What a super easy and adorable idea for a snacktime treat! Love your sugar colors for the marshmallow pops!

  4. nicole dziedzic says:

    5 stars
    Perfect for parties of any kind, love how you displayed them! I bet these are awesome in hot chocolate.

  5. Sharon Rooney says:

    What a super idea. I love putting them on straws, making them easier to dip in the chocolate. This would be a great addition to any dessert table, especially since you can change to color of the sugar for any occasion.

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