Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers

These adorable reindeer stirrers are an easy way to dress up your hot chocolate (this one is my favorite) and get into the holiday spirit! So easy to make that even the kids can help!

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers

During the holidays I’m always looking for easy and fun recipes to make with the kids. These reindeer stirrers are so easy to make and the kids love decorating them! Holiday gift idea: You can also place these reindeer stirrers in a mug, place in a clear bag, tie with a red bow and give as a gift!

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

How to make reindeer stirrers

Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers

To make these fun and easy reindeer stirrers, you’ll need the ingredients listed below.


30 large marshmallows
12 oz package of Wilton chocolate candy melts
12 oz package of Wilton red candy melts
#1 or #2 Wilton round frosting tips
(2) Disposable piping bags
10 BBQ skewers
Kitchen scissors
Wilton red, blue and green icing pouches


Trim the BBQ skewers by a few inches using the kitchen scissors.

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers
Skewer (3) large marshmallows onto the base of each skewer.

Pour 6 oz of the Wilton chocolate candy melts into a microwave safe dish and heat in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring occasionally until melted.

Remove from the oven and let cool a few minutes.

Attach one frosting tip to a disposable piping bag and scoop the melted chocolate into the bag.

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

Gently squeeze the chocolate from the bag giving the reindeer 2 eyes and 2 antlers.

Repeat with all reindeer.

Add a small a handful of red candy melts to a microwave safe dish and heat in 30 second increments, stirring until melted.

Remove from the microwave and let cool a few minutes.

Attach the 2nd frosting tip and scoop the melted red chocolate into the disposable piping bag.

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

Gently squeeze the red chocolate from the bag to form the reindeer’s nose.

Repeat with each reindeer and allow the chocolate to set.

Once the chocolate has set give each reindeer a scarf using the Wilton colored icing (no special tip needed).

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers


Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

Serve with hot cocoa or wrap in a cute holiday baggy and give as a gift with hot cocoa!

Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

*Makes 10 Reindeer Hot Cocoa Stirrers

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Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers

Aren’t they cute!? If you’re looking for more holiday recipes, check out these Gingerbread cookies, easy chocolate spoons, and a fun melted snowman bark!

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