Day of the Dead Marshmallow Topper

Celebrate Day of the Dead with these fun bite-size sweet treats. Decorate marshmallows as colorful calaveras, or sugar skulls, using colored sprinkles, sugars or candies.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 12 marshmallows
  • 2 oz. white candy coating wafer s, melted
  • 12 RITZ Crackers
  • 3 Tbsp. decorations ¬†(colored sprinkles, sugars or nonpareils; and assorted small candies)

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Snip off small piece from one side of bottom of each marshmallow. (Discard snipped marshmallow pieces.)


Spread small amount of candy coating onto cut side of 1 marshmallow, then place on cracker; press marshmallow gently onto cracker to secure. Repeat with remaining marshmallows and crackers. Let stand 5 min. or until candy coating is firm.


Decorate as shown in photo, attaching sprinkles, sugars and small candies to marshmallows with remaining melted candy coating.