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Festive St. Patrick's Day Hot Chocolate Bombs with Lucky Charms marshmallows
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St. Patrick’s Day Hot Cocoa Bombs With Lucky Charm Marshmallows

St Patrick's Day Hot Chocolate Bombs are a fun and festive way to enjoy your warm cocoa drink this holiday. With green spheres packed with colors, flavorful cocoa, and golden sugar sprinkles, every sip is as fun as it is tasty.
Prep Time20 mins
Chill Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot Chocolate Bombs for St. Patrick's Day
Servings: 6
Calories: 211kcal

Equipment

  • Silicone half sphere mold

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bright green candy melts
  • 1/2 cup dark green candy melts
  • 1/2 cup white candy melts
  • 1 cup lucky charms marshmallows
  • 6 Tbsp hot chocolate powder
  • Gold sanding sugar, optional

Instructions

  • In three separate, small sized, microwave safe bowls, melt bright green, dark green and white candy melts in 30 second increments, stirring in between.
  • Once melted, spoon some of each candy melt color into each half sphere mold, enough to fill the mold ⅓  full and spread it around the mold as evenly as possible. 
  • If you would like to be extra creative and fun with it, alternately mix and add candy melt colors then use your spoon to lightly swirl the colors together to create a marbled effect. Be sure there is enough candy melt in each mold to thickly cover all sides so there are no thin spots.
  • Let set until hardened, about 10 minutes. If the top edge of the sphere feels thin or delicate, spread just a little more of the candy melt to reinforce it and let set until hardened.
  • Gently remove the spheres from the mold. In 6 of the sphere halves, place 1Tbsp of hot chocolate powder, several lucky charms marshmallows and some gold sanding sugar.
  • Warm a small plate in the microwave for about 45 seconds. Place the opposing, empty half of the sphere on the plate for 3-5 seconds to let the edges melt.
  • Match the empty half with the filled half and gently press them together. Run a clean finger along the seam to smooth it out. If the halves don’t stay together, you can warm a metal butter knife by running it under hot water then run the warm knife over the edge of the filled half while the empty half is on the plate.
  • Once all of the hot cocoa bombs are together, serve and enjoy or package and give away!
  • To make hot cocoa, simply warm 6 oz of milk and place hot cocoa bomb into a mug with warmed milk and stir! For extra pizzazz, sprinkle extra marshmallows on top of prepared hot cocoa and sprinkle with more sanding sugar!

Notes

Half sphere molds can be found on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3ukd5HQ

Nutrition

Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg