Eyeball Marshmallow Pops

Halloween just wouldn’t be complete without bloodshot eyeballs!

Today’s project is about improvising or substituting.  Sometimes we can’t find what we need … or we run out of supplies.  Why not just make do?  As the old saying goes … necessity is the mother of invention.  When I started making these eyeballs, I was going to use the large round flat sprinkles … but they are not always easy to find.  So … why not M&Ms or Skittles.  I like to dip my marshmallows in chocolate or candy melts because it seals them and keeps them fresh.  But there is no reason that you couldn’t make the eyeballs without dipping them.

This is what I used …

  • large marshmallows
  • white candy melts
  • lollipop sticks
  • black and red edible markers
  • M&Ms
  • large round flat sprinkles (candy confetti)

Dip the marshmallows in the melted chocolate and tap off the excess chocolate …

Place the marshmallows in styrofoam or a handy-dandy pop holder (that I made from a dollar store find) … and pop them in the fridge to harden up.  Did you notice that made a few with two eyeballs?

Using the red marker, make bloodshot lines (is that what they are called?)  Sometimes the markers get a coating from the chocolate … I just wipe it on a paper towel to clean it …

Use some melted chocolate to “glue” the sprinkle or M&M on the eyeball …

Use the black marker to make the pupil …  (the green ones are M&M’s)

I hope you have fun making these eyeballs!  I’ll be keeping my marshmallow eye on you … no, not really.

Tidy Mom

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19 Responses to Eyeball Marshmallow Pops

  1. Barbara says:

    I just love all the ideas that you come up with. You are a treasure to share all these ideas with us. Keep on giving us the holiday things that we can make. Thank you Barbara

  2. Connie Jones says:

    Those are the cutest. Big Lots have BIG marshmellows too. Thanks for sharing.

  3. olivia says:

    These are absolutely adorable. My mom and I are going to try to make them tonight. Thanks so much for the great idea!! :)

  4. trisha says:

    just awesome…here from edible crafts.

  5. Hankerie says:

    Wow, I love these Halloween ideas. Are you interested to participate my October’s Halloween Party? See the event link here http://hankerie.blogspot.com/2011/10/event-october-halloween-party.html

    What you need to do is just link it in your blog. Hope to see your entry soon :)

  6. Amanda says:

    Just stopping by to let you know that I have featured your project on Fun Family Crafts today! You can see it here


    If you have other kid friendly crafts, I’d love it if you would submit them :) If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above.

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  8. Gypsy Rose says:

    I made these for my son’s Taekoundo Halloween party it was a hit with all the kids and parents. I just have one question the red edible marker did not like to work very well it was like it was getting a film on it from drawing on them. Any idea why that might have happened?

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