Since these edible graduation caps are made from marshmallows and store-bought cookies, not only are they quick and easy to construct, they’re budget-friendly…
So whether a high school senior, or a small child simply transitioning from preschool or kindergarten, this is one sweet treat that is sure to bring a smile to the face of any graduate!
You will need the following items:
- Fudge-covered graham crackers or cookie squares
- Air Heads Xtremes (Rainbow Berry)
- Plain M&M’s
- Dark chocolate candy melts
- Lollipop sticks
- Styrofoam rectangle
Insert lollipop sticks into marshmallows.
Melt candy pieces in double boiler. Dip marshmallows in chocolate liquid until evenly coated. Use foam base to keep them upright.
While chocolate coating is still wet, center one square-shaped cookie over the top of each marshmallow. Allow to dry completely.
For buttons, choose one red, blue, yellow, or green M&M, and secure to the top of each cap using a small amount of the remaining melted chocolate.
To create tassels, carefully separate Air Head stripes with a clean pair of kitchen shears. Wrap flexible candy strips in matching colors around buttons and drape over the edge. Snip ends to desired length.
Serve and enjoy!
*I purchased the cookies and candy for this project at a nearby Dollar General, keeping the total cost under $10.