easy Valentine marshmallows

My itty and I ran into the grocery yesterday to grab a few things and I saw these huge Kraft marshmallows on sale for $.50 (all sizes and colors are on sale this week at Kroger)!! Yay!

My first thought was to make Valentine marshmallows and use them to decorate my boys’ placesettings Valentine’s Day morning. Then I thought of their poor teachers… and decided these might be a better treat in the evening. {wink}

These Valentine marshmallows are super simple. You’ll need Karo syrup, large Kraft marshmallows, sprinkles and a toothpick.

Just write your message in Karo and add sprinkles. The Karo is clear so all you will see are sprinkles! I used this technique on smaller marshmallows for my art party collection, when I made marshmallow paint cans.

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Kim Byers, creative director & owner of The Celebration Shoppe. Her work has been featured in Parents, Better Homes and Gardens, All You, Pregnancy, iVillage, Huffington Post and many others. Kim is also a contributing writer for Kellogg's Snackpicks and Parade magazine, as well as craft contributor for JoAnn.

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  1. 1

    I’m totally loving this–what a great idea! My kiddo will love it! Thanks for sharing.

  2. 2

    Ashley – so glad you like them!

  3. 3

    I love this idea, super cute!

  4. 4

    We are going to make them this week…LOVE these…thank you!

  5. 5

    Thanks for the great Valentine robot cookie idea. Made it for the boys in my daughter’s Grade 1 class,they were a hit!

  6. 7

    does the karo syrup dry? or harden? i want to do this for MOPS and then bag them.. will they sprinkles slide off easily? please respond!! :) thank you this looks super cute and easy!! :)

  7. 9
    Melissa santos says:

    Super cute… My baby girl loves marshmallows so this will be a hit… So creative!

  8. 10

    beautifullllllllllllllllllll!!!

    thenks

    greetings from méxico

    :)

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