Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

These sweet treat is festive and fun! Perfect for parties, gifts or just for fun. A simple activity that you can make with the kids!

I love to have festive candy type treats over the Christmas holidays. They are great for both adults and kids. Sweet treats and candy will always bring a smile. These candy cane marshmallow pops are a big favourite and they can be made super quick.

Shiny red ribbons on popsicle sticks with marshmallows.

White chocolate candy cane marshmallow pops are a delightful treat for several reasons:

  1. Texture Contrast: These pops offer a delightful contrast in textures. The white chocolate is smooth and creamy, while the marshmallow is soft and fluffy. Finally the candy cane gives that minty crunch.
  2. Festive Appeal: The red and white colour scheme of these pops is visually appealing. They are perfect for holiday parties and festive treats during the winter season.
  3. Easy to Make: Making white chocolate candy cane marshmallow pops is a fun and simple activity. It’s a great way to involve kids in the kitchen to create delicious memories.
  4. Versatility: While the combination of white chocolate, candy cane, and marshmallow is a classic, you can also get creative and experiment with different flavours as well. Try dark chocolate instead of white chocolate for a richer taste. Or add a sprinkle of edible glitter coarse coloured sugar for an extra touch of sparkle.

Enjoy these delightful treats and let the sweetness of the white chocolate, the refreshing minty flavour of the candy cane, and the softness of the marshmallows bring you joy!

Marshmallow pops next to a coffee mug.

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Marshmallow pops in a coffee mug.

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

Marshmallow pops on a stick.
5 from 1 vote
A super simple and easy holiday treat. Marshmallows dipped in white chocolate and crushed candy canes. Great Christmas candy snack.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 16


  • 16 marshmallows
  • 8 peppermint candy canes
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate candy melts
  • 16 lollipop sticks


  • Stick one lollipop stick in the centre of each marshmallow, making sure you do not go all the way through.
  • Place candy canes between two sheets of wax paper and bang with a hammer or meat mallet until they are in fairly small pieces. Place the crushed candy canes in a shallow dish.
  • Melt candy melts until smooth.
  • Dip the marshmallow into the melted candy melts about up halfway the marshmallow. Lift it out and let the excess drip off.
  • Dip the marshmallow into the crushed candy canes. Lift out and rest (with the lollipop stick pointing straight up) on a sheet of wax paper until the candy melts are set.


Per serving:

Calories: 38kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 0.1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 9mgFiber: 0.01gSugar: 6g

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