Easy Halloween Marshmallow Ghost Pops

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A really quick and easy yet impressive Halloween treat to put together to scare your trick or treaters this year and be the talk of the neighbourhood

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Here’s a really quick, easy yet impressive recipe (in the loosest sense of the word) for little hands this Halloween.  They are slightly reminiscent of Pacman but will more than suffice for Halloween.  They’ve been road tested by my two sweet lovers and they survived, or rather didn’t as they didn’t last long!  I’ll be making some more when the trick or treaters come knocking!

What you need:

Large white marshmallows

Lollipop sticks

Icing sugar and water

Scissors

Cocktail stick

Googly icing eyes (buy online or from cake shops or larger supermarkets)

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Step 1

Take one Marshmallow, turn it so that the rounded edges are at the top and bottom (so it’s length-ways)

Step 2

Cut two triangle notches at the bottom end to form the ghost’s raggedy sheet

Step 3

Make some edible ‘glue’ by mixing a tablespoon of icing sugar with a few drops of water to form a paste, adding more water as needed

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Step 4

Gently un-stick the eyes you need from the backing paper (always buy slightly more than you need in case they break), apply some of your edible glue and stick on to the marshmallow

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Step 5

Stick the Ghost on to the lollipop stick et Voila!  Impressive (hopefully) and definitely easy Halloween Ghost marshmallow pops!

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For an added touch, use an edible pen to add expressions and features to the ghosts and stick them into a scary pumpkin! Happy Halloween,
Jenny-midwifeandlife-midwife-blogger-mummy
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27 Comments

  • Reply Honest Mum (@HonestMummy)

    They are utterly brilliant and you’ve just got me all excited for Halloween!

    September 9, 2015 at 4:17 pm
    • Reply midwifeandlife

      Thanks, I can’t wait we had so much fun last year!

      September 9, 2015 at 4:30 pm
  • Reply Suz (Beau is Blue) (@beauisblue)

    Aww what a great idea!! I think we will defo be making these! Thanks for sharing! Suz x Beauisblue.com

    September 11, 2015 at 9:13 pm
  • Reply entertainingelliot

    What a cute idea! My son wants a “spooky” party for his birthday in November so I’ve been looking out for easy ideas we can use! #justanotherlinky

    September 13, 2015 at 9:45 pm
  • Reply Something Crunchy Mummy

    These look great and perfect for little people. Thanks for sharing on #justanotherlinky xx

    September 14, 2015 at 9:01 pm
  • Reply lifeasmum

    Such a cute idea for the kids 🙂
    Thanks so much for linking up with #justanotherlinky

    September 15, 2015 at 4:37 pm
  • Reply Sara Handy Herbs

    They are simple but so effective! What a fab idea. Thanks for sharing #KidsCorner

    September 16, 2015 at 9:33 am
  • Reply Helen

    I love how easy these are to make – will be having a go nearer to Halloween, thanks! #KidsCorner

    Helen x

    http://treasureeverymoment01.blogspot.co.uk/

    September 16, 2015 at 4:20 pm
  • Reply acornishmum

    Oh these are just brilliant! So cute as well, and even better they look quite easy to make 🙂 Thanks for linking up to #PicknMix

    Stevie xx

    September 17, 2015 at 7:12 pm
    • Reply midwifeandlife

      They’re very easy, thank you for visiting x

      September 17, 2015 at 7:43 pm
      • Reply acornishmum

        I’ve chosen this post as my fave for this weeks linky as well 😉

        Stevie x

        September 17, 2015 at 10:17 pm
  • Reply Everything Mummy

    So simple but they look fab I will be pinching this idea for our halloween party this year Thanks for linking up to #kidscorner

    September 22, 2015 at 9:12 pm
    • Reply midwifeandlife

      Please do no cooking required! Thanks for reading

      September 22, 2015 at 9:25 pm
  • Reply thenthefunbegan

    such a brilliant “life hack”! I love making marshmallow pops – so much easier than cake pops.

    October 11, 2015 at 8:13 am
  • Reply samantha

    These look super cute and easy too. I will have to try them for my son who loves marshmallows! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    October 13, 2015 at 11:49 pm
  • Reply Glenda Cates

    These are adorable and my son and his friends would love them. Plus they would be cute to take to his Halloween Party at school. So thank you for sharing them with us.

    October 21, 2015 at 2:47 pm
  • Reply Claire Ridewood (@thefrfamily)

    I love these! So fun! The kids would love making them too! Thankyou so much for linking up with #kidsinthekitchen it’s great to have you x

    October 26, 2015 at 12:22 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    I have never seen googly eyes made out of icing before but will definitely look out for them – these look fab! #KidsintheKitchen

    October 26, 2015 at 10:56 pm
  • Reply mudpiefridays

    Great idea, I didn’t know you could get edible eyes! Love that – maybe next year xx #Kidsinthekitchen

    November 1, 2015 at 8:32 am
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