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Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows

Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows

These Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows are the easiest and quickest holiday dessert. A little fun sweet treat. Whether you make these for your Christmas or to give them out. 

During this time of year making gifted sweets is a really sweet gift to give. Giving the gift of something homemade really is special. Those that you give your gifted sweets to will enjoy them even more. Cooking and baking is always better when it is done with love and for others. Making these chocolate peppermint marshmallows make for one of those great and easy gifts this season. 

If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your kids, this is it. With only 4 ingredients you can’t make too much of a mess! During the holiday season and school is ending for the holidays you can keep your kids busy and also have quality time with them. Preparing a batch or 2 of these Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows will keep them entertained and happy. 

By the way these marshmallows are a great addition for hot chocolate. To make your hot chocolate extra special make a few of these chocolate peppermint marshmallows and dip them into your hot chocolate. You will get a yummy cup of peppermint hot chocolate! 

Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Dandies Giant Marshmallows or about 10 marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips melted
  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil melted with chocolate
  • 2-3 Candy Canes crushed


  1. 1. Line a small baking tray with wax paper. 

    2. Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in the microwave.  Do this in 30 second intervals and stir with a spatula each time. Should take about 1 minute total for everything to melt. 

    3. Dip half of the marshmallow into the chocolate and garnish with the crushed candy cane. Place these chocolate covered marshmallows onto the wax paper. Once you have dipped each marshmallow place them into the fridge for 20 minutes for the chocolate to set or adhere to the marshmallow. 

    Keep in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to enjoy! 

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