Hot Cocoa and Snowmen Marshmallows
HGTV Magazine shares this recipe for a festive holiday treat that makes an adorably delicious gift.
1 16-ounce tub of hot cocoa mix (we used Ghirardelli)
1 16-ounce bag of regular-size marshmallows
1 1.5-pound bag of giant gumdrops, cut into halves
Americolor Gourmet Writers food decorating pens ($15.50 for a set of 10, sweetbakingsupply.com)
Makes 6 pairings
Decorate marshmallows with the food pens, giving some of them hats with gumdrop halves.
Click here to find out how to make this fun packaging for your treats.
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