Boxes of heart-shaped chocolates, roses and a bottle of red wine are all great Valentine’s Day gifts. Elle Woods certainly wouldn’t deny that one. But I think there’s something about the touch of homemade gifts that can make the day dedicated for love feel extra special. With just a few store-bought ingredients and 7 easy steps, you can impress your friends or loved ones with this light and fluffy marshmallow bouquet. Deliver it with a sweet, handwritten note and that special someone will be calling you cupid in no time.


Photo by Peaches Memishian


Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 15 Minutes


1 bag marshmallows (plain or strawberry depending on your preference)
12-oz semi-sweet chocolate bark
Lollipop sticks (quantity depends on number of marshmallow treats preferred)
1 mason jar
Parchment paper


1. Place a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet and set aside.
2. Place a straw or lollipop stick into each marshmallow.


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3. Melt chocolate in the microwave for 1-2 minutes (stir frequently to prevent chocolate from melting).


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4. Dip half of each marshmallow into the chocolate and twirl  to let the excess chocolate fall into the bowl.


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5. Add sprinkles.
6. Place the marshmallow on the baking sheet to dry.


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6. Once all of the marshmallows are decorated, place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.


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7. Arrange decorated marshmallows in the mason jar.


Photo by Peaches Memishian

8. Share the love.

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