Jake Marshmallow Treasure Chests How To

Jake Marshmallow Treasure Chests How To

Chocolate covered marshmallows are pure gold!

Send the buccaneer crew out to find buried treasure! All you'll need are jumbo marshmallows, brown and yellow Candy Melts® and decorating bags to create these (according to the Jake's Marshmallow Treasure Chests How-To), and bury them in a bed of Sixlets® candy. That's why pirates love treasure chests - they're delicious!

How-To

Yield 6 Treats Level Easy
Jake's Marshmallow Treasure Chests
Ingredients:
  • Cornstarch
  • Large marshmallows
  • Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 6 treats)
  • Yellow Candy Melts Candy (2 oz. makes 6 treats)
Supplies:
  • Food-safe scissors
  • 12 in. Disposable Candy Decorating Bags
  • Cooling grid
  • Parchment or waxed paper
Follow Instructions
Cover marshmallows with melted candy 1) Cover marshmallows with melted candy
Dip scissors in cornstarch. Cut marshmallows lengthwise, making one section slightly larger than the other for bottom of chest. The smaller section will be the lid. Melt light cocoa Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Cut small point off of bag. Use melted light cocoa candy to cover flat portion of marshmallows. Use spatula to smooth candy. Place marshmallows candy-side-up on parchment paper-covered cookie sheet. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.Place marshmallows flat side down on cooling grid over parchment paper. Use melted candy to cover curved side of marshmallows. Gently tap grid to smooth and remove excess candy. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Reserve remaining melted candy.
Decorate coins and treasure area 2) Decorate coins and treasure area
Melt yellow Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Cut small point off of bag. Place marshmallows for bottom of chest flat side up on parchment paper. Use melted candy in cut bag to cover flat side of bottom of chest. Also pipe dots on parchment paper for coins, about 3/8 in. to 1/2 in. diameter. Make approximately 25 to 30 coins for each treat. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Reserve remaining melted candy.
Attach lid to bottom of chest 3) Attach lid to bottom of chest
Use melted light cocoa candy to pipe a line on edge of bottom of chest. Attach lid. Cut a piece of an extra marshmallow and position inside of lid to support while it cools. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Decorate chest 4) Decorate chest
Use melted yellow candy to pipe lines on edges of chest, decorate keyhole and pipe a square (5/8 in. x 5/8 in.) on lid. Use melted yellow candy to attach coins inside chest.

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