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Cozy Winter Delights: Polar Bear Marshmallows and Healthy Hot Cocoa for Kids


Winter calls for warmth, comfort, and delightful treats to share with loved ones. For all the moms looking to create magical moments with their little ones, we have a charming recipe that combines creativity and sweetness. Say hello to Polar Bear Marshmallows, the perfect companions for your next mug of hot cocoa! This adorable and easy-to-make winter treat is not only delicious but also a fantastic bonding activity with the kids.


Polar Bear Marshmallows:

Ingredients:

  • Jumbo marshmallows

  • Standard-size marshmallows

  • Mini marshmallows

  • Brown M&M's

  • Candy eyeballs

  • Vanilla frosting OR melted white chocolate

Instructions:

  1. Cut each jumbo marshmallow in half to create the desired number of polar bears.

  2. Cut standard marshmallows in half and set aside.

  3. Take a half of a jumbo marshmallow and place it cut side-down on a cutting board or baking sheet.

  4. For the nose, spread some frosting or melted white chocolate on the cut side of a standard marshmallow and attach it to the bottom half of the jumbo marshmallow.

  5. Add candy eyeballs above the nose section, followed by a brown M&M for the nose.

  6. For the ears, spread frosting or chocolate on the side of two mini marshmallows and attach them to the top of each polar bear's head. Hold for 30 seconds to secure.

These whimsical polar bear marshmallows are sure to bring joy and sweetness to your winter gatherings.


Healthy Hot Cocoa for Kids:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond milk (or your milk of choice)

  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Warm the almond milk in a small saucepan.

  2. Whisk in cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla extract, ensuring a smooth mixture.

  3. Optional: Pour the mixture into a blender and blend until frothy (ensure the cocoa is not too hot).

  4. Serve warm and enjoy this healthier version of hot cocoa with your delightful polar bear marshmallows.

As the winter chill sets in, gather your little ones for a cozy afternoon of crafting and sipping on healthy hot cocoa. These Polar Bear Marshmallows are not just a treat for the taste buds but also a heartwarming experience that will create lasting memories. Embrace the winter magic with these delightful recipes that are bound to become a cherished tradition in your family.

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