Easy Chocolate Pops, how to make fun DIY Valentine’s Day lollipops! A kid-friendly recipe that is so easy the kids can make these homemade chocolate lollipops themselves!
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These DIY Easy Chocolate Pops are so easy that I almost feel silly including a recipe for them! However, my kids have been home for two snow days now, so it’s a fun kid-friendly activity that I thought I’d share in case other parents out there are going out of their mind too. Haha! My Cake Batter Truffles recipe is also a fun candy recipe for kids!
You only need a few ingredients and a few supplies for these chocolate pops which would include:
Chocolate Candy Melts – I used Wilton’s chocolate candy melts since we had some in the house but you could also use a bag of chocolate chips. Or maybe your kids still have Christmas or Halloween candy around. Haha!
Valentine’s Day Sprinkles – I used cute Valentine’s Day sprinkles, but you could use anything you have. Even chopped cookies, pretzels, nuts, or candy would be great!
Lollipop Sticks – Any size will do, but I used long ones that were about 8 inches long.
Squeeze Bottle – You could also roll up some parchment paper or use a sealable bag and cut a corner but I find the bottles easiest for the kids to use.
Parchment Paper – I prefer parchment paper, but wax paper would also work.
These would be really cute to make for a birthday party with fun birthday sprinkles or different color candy melts! Or better yet, have the kids make them at the party if you’re feeling a little brave!
Thankfully, these Easy Chocolate Pops kept my kids busy on their snow day yesterday. Now I just need something for them to do today….
What would you top your chocolate pops with? If you make them post some pics on my Snappy Gourmet Facebook page!
Here’s a quick video to show you how easy these chocolate pops come together…
Easy Chocolate Pops Recipe
- Place a sheet of parchment paper on work surface.
- Fill squeeze bottle with melted chocolate. Squeeze a little chocolate on the parchment paper and roll top of lollipop stick in chocolate and lay stick flat on parchment paper.
- Squeeze chocolate out of bottle making a large overlapping design and over top of lollipop stick.
- Quickly top chocolate with sprinkles or your choice of topping.
- Let chocolate sit for about 5-10 minutes or until set. You can also place the pops in the refrigerator or freezer to expedite cooling.
- When chocolate is firm, gently lift stick to remove lollipops from parchment paper.
Other candy recipes I thought you’d enjoy:
- Crack Bars (Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Crackers) – Snappy Gourmet
- Red Hot Fudge – Inside BruCrew Life
- Homemade Hard Candy – Longbourn Farm
- Chocolate Rum Truffles – Kitchen Riffs