Easy Chocolate Covered Low Carb MarshmallowsThese low carb, sugar free marshmallows covered in keto chocolate are sure to wow at any office party, holiday or date. They can be made into all shapes and sizes and are super simple to make! Yum!
Keto chocolate marshmallows are an extremely easy, no bake recipe that works great as a confectionary treat for the holidays. What's better than sugar free marshmallows coated in our decadent keto chocolate? Nothing, especially when they’re low in sugar and fluffy.
You'll need silicone molds for shaping these candies, but otherwise they are incredibly simple to make. Depending on the season, you can use whatever festive mold you’d like. Easter egg and bunnies for the Spring, Santas and ornaments for Christmas. You can even do sugar free chocolate marshmallow filled pumpkins for Halloween! After all, it's hard to go wrong with marshmallows dipped in chocolate!
We’re also going to tell you our best tips on what toppings to use if you want to jazz up these mallows to be prettier than ever. You can even dip strawberries or other fruit with the marshmallows and then cover them in chocolate for a double layer! And the best part? From keto marshmallows to sugar free baking chips, the ingredients in this recipe are gluten free, low carb, and healthy! So what are you waiting for? Let’s get started!
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What ingredients can I use to make chocolate covered marshmallows?
The ingredients to make chocolate covered marshmallows are very easy. The four ingredients in this recipe that can be used to make chocolate covered marshmallows are as simple as sugar free chocolate and marshmallows–the hard part is choosing what fun shape you’ll make them in!
What is the best melting chocolate for chocolate dipped marshmallows?
There are all different types of chocolate that can be the best melting chocolate to make these sweet snacks. Colored chocolate is always fun for Valentine’s Day, and white chocolate can be a fun alternative to milk chocolate. Making a plate of all three to switch between can be fun when bringing to a party to have options! Don’t be afraid to mix and match the different flavors by decorating them. For this recipe, we recommend using dark chocolate, with our rich sugar free dark chocolate chips, to cut the sweetness of the marshmallow, but any choice will be great!
Can you buy sugar free chocolate marshmallows in the store?
While you can buy sugar free chocolate marshmallows in the store, such as Russell Stover’s Sugar Free Chocolate Ornaments, they have sugar alcohols in them. By making homemade sugar free chocolate marshmallows, you can ensure they are really keto friendly treats.
How do I decorate chocolate covered marshmallows?
Here are some of our best topping tips for decorating chocolate covered marshmallows. Crushed keto cereal, sprinkles and chopped nuts pair great with these treats. You can also try picking a unique chocolate mold to make your marshmallow truly stand out. Try sprinkling them into the chocolate before pouring the marshmallow cream inside of the mold to create a crunchy coating effect. We recommend making them normal first before trying this, as it’s good to get a first foundation of knowledge before branching out!
How do you make Nutella™ covered chocolate marshmallows?
Making Nutella™ covered chocolate marshmallows is simple. Put your marshmallows onto skewers, and dip into Nutella™. Melt the spread in a microwave safe container at 10 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted. For reference, you’ll need about ½ lb of hazelnut spread per 1 bag of marshmallows. Of course, most hazelnut spreads are full of sugars and aren’t something you can enjoy while following a low sugar diet. That’s why we suggest checking out our Nutella™ inspired chocolate spread, a perfect way to add a fun hazelnut flavor to this classic chocolate dipped snack. To take the flavor further, we recommend rolling the mallows in chopped hazelnuts to finish them off! Delish!
Do I have to refrigerate chocolate covered marshmallows?
You do not have to refrigerate chocolate covered marshmallows. However, as a reminder, please make sure to keep your chocolate covered marshmallows stored in an airtight container. This way, they can stay as fresh as possible, and they can last longer. They can still be put in the fridge if desired, and if so, we recommend letting them sit out before consuming if you want them to be in their original form. If not, they make cool and refreshing cold treats as well!
How long will chocolate covered marshmallows last?
In terms of how long chocolate covered marshmallows last, these desserts can last for about seven days at room temperature if put in an air-tight container. If you do choose to put them in the refrigerator, that is totally fine, and will keep them fresh for longer. You can also make a larger batch of these treats to save for later, and freeze them in a container or bag. If you do choose to go this route, they can last up to two months.
How do you make other chocolate covered treats?
There are all different types of chocolate covered goodies to make such as chocolate covered marshmallow strawberries. To make other chocolate covered treats, you’ll need 12 oz sugar free chocolate chips, 3 tbsp coconut oil to thin the chocolate slightly, and the treat of your choosing such as a baked good or a chewy caramel. Melt keto friendly chocolate chips in a microwave safe container at 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted. It’s a really simple way to repeat the fun of this recipe, while also adding a bit of variety to your diet.
Is there a simpler way to just coat marshmallows with chocolate?
Yes, there is a simpler way to just coat marshmallows with chocolate! You’ll need 12 oz sugar free chocolate chips, 3 tbsp coconut oil, and 1 bag of sugar free marshmallows. Follow the directions listed about, and melt your keto friendly chocolate chips in a microwave safe container at 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted. You can still use our bag of mallows, the perfect sugary alternative sweetened with monk fruit! On skewers, dip the marshmallows into the melted chocolate, circle off excess, and use a fork to gently take the mallow off of the skewer and place onto the wax paper. Perfect if you are in a time crunch. Enjoy!
Can you create a marbling effect on dipped marshmallows?
You can create a marbling effect on dipped marshmallows, where you follow the directions in the previous step, except to do it, you simply need to use white chocolate as your base for this recipe. Once you melt the white chocolate, put about 3 tbsp of dark chocolate into the mix. Do not combine. Instead, swirl the two chocolate flavors with a toothpick to make a marbled pattern–be careful not to overmix, or you’ll end up with just lighter colored chocolate! Then dip the fluffy marshmallow and lift while twisting to create a marble pattern! Swirled marshmallows look amazing even if they barely take any extra time.
Can you create different designs on dipped marshmallows?
You can definitely create different designs on dipped marshmallows. With these two chocolates melted from the previous step, also make a half and half effect by dipping one end of the mallow into the white, waiting a few minutes so it doesn't move to the touch, then dipping the other end. You can also just have half dipped into the mallow for a dramatic effect. Finally, to create yummy layers, try and dip it fully once, wait until the first layer has hardened, then dip again. When you bite into this treat, you’ll be treated to a layered surprise!
Easy Chocolate Covered Low Carb Marshmallows
Easy Chocolate Covered Low Carb Marshmallows
Here’s how to make the best chocolate covered marshmallows with zero sugar–you can even add low carb marshmallows to them!
Make the keto marshmallows into a cream by putting them into a microwave in 10 second intervals. Depending on the heat of your microwave, it may need anywhere from 20 sec to a minute to achieve this consistency. Be sure not to overheat, or else it will not work.
Add our sugar free honey to the mixture. Whisk until it looks like applesauce. Set aside but don’t leave long or it can firm up as it chills, so hurry!
Melt the keto chocolate chips in a microwaveable bowl. Pour a couple of spoonfuls of melted chocolate in the mold for a bottom layer.
Pipe or pour in marshmallow cream in the center. Pour additional melted chocolate until the mold is full. Repeat until your mold is full.
Refrigerate until hard or let sit to harden.
Tips & Tricks:
Here are some tips and tricks to making the best chocolate dipped marshmallows…ever!
Remember not to overheat your marshmallows when microwaving them. This can completely ruin your chef-level work! Also, make cute little marshmallow Santas for a keto Christmas treat by using a Santa mold. Or, make chocolate covered marshmallow Easter eggs with an egg shaped mold. There are always ways to get festive and creative with this recipe!
Calories 81, Fat 8 grams, Carbs 17 grams, Net Carbs 1 grams, Protein 1 grams, Fiber 16 grams, Sugar 1 grams