Marshmallow Santas

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  • 1|hr|10|min prep time
  • 1|hr|10|min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 10 servings

10
small pretzel twists
5
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark) from 16- or 20-oz package, chopped (slightly less than 1 cup)
20
large marshmallows
1/4
cup red sugar
40
miniature chocolate chips
1/2
cup shredded coconut
1/4
teaspoon pink sugar
10
red cinnamon candies
10
red or green foil-wrapped milk chocolate candy bells
5
large green gumdrops, cut in half
20
candy-coated chocolate candies

Directions

  1. 1 Place cooking parchment paper or waxed paper on cookie sheet; place pretzels on paper for feet of Santas.
  2. 2 In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave candy coating uncovered on High 35 seconds, stir. Continue heating 10 seconds at a time until smooth after stirring.
  3. 3 Using wooden skewer inserted into 1 flat end of marshmallow, dip marshmallow into melted coating. Allow excess to drip off; sprinkle with red sugar, and place on top of pretzel. Place 2 miniature chocolate chips on front for buttons (where feet extend). Insert another marshmallow on skewer; dip again, allow excess to drip off. Sprinkle with coconut; sprinkle with small amount of pink sugar for face; add eyes (miniature chocolate chips) and nose (red cinnamon candy). Place on top of other marshmallow. Set aside to cool, or refrigerate. Repeat with remaining marshmallows.
  4. 4 When coating is firm, attach hats (foil-wrapped chocolate candy bells) tassels (miniature marshmallows) and bags (gumdrop halves) with small amount of melted coating. Use toothpick to make small opening for arms (candy-coated chocolate candies); insert arms into marshmallows with small amount of melted coating.

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