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The Yummiest Chocolate Marshmallow Candy Treat


Inside: A yummy chocolate marshmallow candy treat!

The coming few weeks will give us ample reason to indulge. Try these sweet and easy chocolate marshmallow cups for a homemade twist during treat season (you don’t even need an oven). The recipe makes just enough to bring for a classroom party and is rich enough to keep your closest friends satisfied.

Chocolate Marshmallow

Why I love these Chocolate Treats

These indulgent little treats are one of my favorite chocolatey sweets, along with these chocolate truffle treats!   What I love about these chocolate marshmallow cups are that they make a great treat for any celebration! Weather its pick me up or just a treat for the end of a long week! Do you have a go-to treat that you find yourself making time and time again?

Chocolate Marshmallow Candy

Marshmallow cups

How to make Chocolate marshmallow treats

Chocolate Marshmallow Candy Recipe

Chocolate Marshmallow Candy

To make a classroom size of these marshmallow chocolate cups you will need;
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Marshmallow Candy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 18 Cups
Calories 150 kcal


  • 8 ounces dark chocolate coarsely chopped (I used Ghirardelli 60%)
  • 4 ounces milk chocolate coarsely chopped (I used Hershey's)
  • 1 jar Jet-Puffed Marshmallow
  • Creme and decorative mini baking cups
  • Double layer mini baking cups on a sheet pan. (Doubling the cups helps the chocolate cups maintain their shape)


  1. Step one: set-up a water bath for the chocolates. Combine chocolates in a heat-proof bowl. Set the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (do not let water touch bottom of the bowl), and stir with a rubber spatula until the chocolates have completely melted. The mixture should be smooth.

  2. Step two: Remove bowl from the saucepan and stir chocolate mixture about 15-20 seconds to release excess heat. With a small spoon, carefully fill the candy cups with about a tablespoon of chocolate. Using the spoon or a pastry brush, brush the chocolate from the bottom of each cup up the sides to completely cover the inside of the cup. Gently tap the sheet pan on the counter to level the chocolate. Place the cups in the fridge to allow the chocolate to harden, about 15 minutes. Set the remaining melted chocolate aside.

  3. Step three: Remove candy cups from the fridge. Using two spoons, fill each cup with about half a tablespoon of marshmallow creme. You can be as liberal as you want with the creme, just make sure it doesn't reach the top of the cup. It does get sticky, thus the use of two spoons. The creme will begin to spread out on the cup bottoms the longer it is kept at room temperature (this is ok). Then spoon a top layer of chocolate onto the marshmallow filling to completely cover it. Gently tap the pan again and place in the fridge to completely set about 20 minutes.

Recipe and photography were done in collaboration with Athena Plichta.


  • Kathy
    October 22, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    These look delicious! I love anything covered in chocolate. Haha

  • McKenzie
    October 22, 2012 at 10:03 pm
  • Gloria
    October 23, 2012 at 6:44 am

    I’ve made homemade peanut butter cups, and this is even easier! I’ll definitely have to make a batch!

  • Loretta E
    October 24, 2012 at 8:23 am

    I absolutely adore these! Plus, only three steps? You just can’t go wrong with that.

  • Freya
    October 24, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Such a great idea!

  • how2home
    October 24, 2012 at 6:46 pm

    these are amazing! looks so good!

  • [email protected] Happened
    October 25, 2012 at 8:53 am

    mmm, I need these in my life!

  • Trisha
    October 31, 2012 at 8:29 am

    I love these! I really want to share them on my blog, if that’s okay.I will link back to your site for the directions.

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  • Tim
    January 6, 2013 at 11:24 am

    They probably taste ever better then rices pieces.

  • Rhaelyn
    May 16, 2016 at 8:10 am

    This would be really good with graham crackers on the bottom of the cups.
    Then you would have s’more cups!
    Have been thinking to do some sort of filled chocolate cups, wasn’t sure if the marshmallow creme would do okay being refrigerated. But this recipe totally helped! Thanks for the idea. :)


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