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Leprechaun Gnome Treats: The Perfect St.Patrick’s Day Treats

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These adorable and delicious Leprechaun Gnome Treat will be a huge hit for big and little kids! They’re the perfect St.Patrick’s Day treats!

Leprechaun Gnome Treats: The Perfect St.Patrick's Day Treats

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Leprechaun Gnome Treats: The Perfect St.Patrick’s Day Treats

One of my favorite things in the world are Gnomes. They are the cutest thing ever. Here I combine two things that are out of this world cute. Leprechauns and Gnomes. These Leprechaun Gnome Treats are so crazy easy to make and even funner to look at and eat. They are so unique yet so easy! People will be amazed when they see you show up with these fun treats. Looking for an adult St.Patrick’s Day dessert? Check out these Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s frosting!  

Time: 15 minutes

Makes: 6

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids

What you’ll need to make Leprechaun gnome treats

 

Useful tools/materials:

 

How to make Leprechaun Gnome treats

Heat the green candy melts in a heat safe glass bowl, per directions on bag. (I heat for 1 minute at 50% power, stir, and then heat for an additional 30 seconds at 50% power. Stir very well, as the majority of the candy will melt once stirred. If not, you can heat an additional 15 seconds)

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids Dip the pointy end of the sugar cones into the melted green candy,

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids

and then immediately dip in either green sugar or jimmies sprinkles.

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids Using a spoon, spread the green candy around the other end of the cone, approximately 1” up the cone. Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kidsImmediately dip, or sprinkle the Lucky Leprechaun Sprinkle Mix onto the green candy.Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids The green candy hardens quickly, so work quickly, or do the front first and then the back side of the cone. Place each dipped cone on parchment paper to set for approximately 1-2 minutes.

Stuff a jumbo marshmallow into each cone.

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids If you are having a hard time getting them to fit inside, using the handle of a spoon, push the sides until they fit into the cone.

Heat the orange candy melts, following the same heating instructions in step 1. Using a spoon, spread the melted orange candy onto the marshmallow in the shape of a beard,Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids leaving just enough of the marshmallow uncovered to be the face. Immediately sprinkle orange sugar sprinkles, and then orange confetti sprinkles onto the melted candy. Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kidsAgain, the candy hardens quickly, so add the sprinkles quickly, or work in sections.Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids

 

Reheat any of the remaining green candy melts in the microwave for an additional 30 seconds at 50% power. Using a sharp paring knife, make a small hole for the nose. Dip the green Sixlets into the melted green candy,Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids and then immediately place in the nose hole. Hold for a few seconds until it sets, so that the candy doesn’t fall out. Your Leprechaun Gnomes are ready to enjoy!Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids

The perfect St.Patrick’s Day Treats

Aren’t these the cutest thing ever? They are so perfect for any school party, or to give some magical fun to family and friends.

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids

Enjoy these little Leprechaun Gnome Treats anywhere or anytimes. 

Leprechaun Gnome Treat for kids  

Note: Best if eaten immediately, but can be stored in an airtight container for up to one week. The marshmallow may become a little more tough and chewy, but the flavor profiles will remain the same.

 

Looking for more St.Patrick’s Day fun? Check out this Leprechaun Toilet paper roll craft or this Fun Leprechaun Craft

Don’t forget to pin this fun craft and share it with friends and family! 

Leprechaun Gnome Treats: The Perfect St.Patrick's Day Treats
Yield: 6

Leprechaun Gnome Treats: The Perfect St.Patrick's Day Treats

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These adorable and delicious Leprechaun Gnome Treat will be a huge hit for big and little kids! They're the perfect St.Patrick's Day treats!

Ingredients

  • ½ c orange candy melts 
  • ½ c light green candy melts 
  • 5 oz package of Sweet Tooth Fairy® Lucky Leprechaun Sprinkle Mix or these cute ones
  • 2 tbsp orange sugar sprinkles 
  • 4  tbsp orange confetti sprinkles 
  • 3 tbsp green sugar sprinkles
  • 2 tbsp green jimmies sprinkles 
  • 6 jumbo marshmallows or available at most grocery stores
  • 6 green Sixlets chocolate candies (I found these bags with green mixed in at the Dollar Tree. They are also available on Amazon.You could also substitute Skittles, M&M’s, or any other round green candy. )
  • 6 sugar ice cream cones

Instructions

    1. Heat the green candy melts in a heat safe glass bowl, per directions on
      bag. (I heat for 1 minute at 50% power, stir, and then heat for an
      additional 30 seconds at 50% power. Stir very well, as the majority of the candy will melt once stirred. If not, you can heat an additional 15
      seconds)
    2. Dip the pointy end of the sugar cones into the melted green
      candy, and then immediately dip in either green sugar or jimmies
      sprinkles.
    3. Using a spoon, spread the green candy around the other end of the cone, approximately 1” up the cone. Immediately dip, or sprinkle the Lucky Leprechaun Sprinkle Mix onto the green candy. The green candy hardens quickly, so work quickly, or do the front first and then the back side of the cone.
    4. Place each dipped cone on parchment paper to set for approximately 1-2 minutes.
    5. Stuff a jumbo marshmallow into each cone. If you are having a hard time getting them to fit inside, using the handle of a spoon, push the sides until they fit into the cone.
    6. Heat the orange candy melts, following the same heating instructions in step 1.
    7. Using a spoon, spread the melted orange candy onto the
      marshmallow in the shape of a beard, leaving just enough of the marshmallow uncovered to be the face.
    8. Immediately sprinkle orange sugar sprinkles, and then orange confetti sprinkles onto the melted candy. Again, the candy hardens quickly, so add the sprinkles quickly, or work in sections.
    9. Reheat any of the remaining green candy melts in the microwave for an additional 30 seconds at 50% power. Using a sharp pairing knife, make a small hole for the nose.
    10. Dip the green Sixlets into the melted green candy, and then immediately place in the nose hole. Hold for a few seconds until it sets, so that the candy doesn’t fall out.
    11. Your Leprechaun Gnomes are ready to enjoy!

Notes

Note: Best if eaten immediately, but can be stored in an airtight container for up to one week. The marshmallow may become a little more tough and chewy, but the flavor profiles will remain the same.

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