Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Squirrel S’more Pops

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My oldest son had a baby squirrel follow him around outside several days ago and he looked pretty sick and cold. He wouldn’t leave his side and it was so sad. We decided to try and nurse him back to health with professional advice. We of course did not let the boys touch him, but he was so cute! I usually can not stand squirrels. We have a million of them in our yard messing everything up and have had so many problems with them trying to get in our roof, etc… However, this little guy was adorable. My kids named him Magnus. He seemed to be getting so much better, but passed away last night for whatever reason. My boys are pretty bummed about it and requested a funeral and burial later today. I can’t believe we are going to do this for a squirrel, but whatever makes them feel better!:)

I thought we should share these Squirrel S’more Pops in honor of boys pet Magnus! They are easy to make! All you need is Graham Crackers, Jumbo Marshmallows, Chocolate Cookie Frosting, Mini Chocolate Chips, Mini Marshmallows and Lollipop Sticks.

Take the graham crackers and cut them into shapes with kitchen scissors. We used a round cookie cutter for the squirrel face. We made a squirrel pop and a acorn pop. Here are the shapes…

Squeeze the chocolate cookie frosting on the back side of the graham cracker shapes and place the large marshmallow on top. Squeeze more frosting on the marshmallow and place the other graham shape on top of that. Push a lollipop stick in the marshamallow. Attach the face details on with cookie frosting.

Here is a side view…

You could also attach a tail on the squirrel using frosting as well!


RIP Magnus Mills 2012 – 2012
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17 comments

  1. I made your cinco de mayo treats and the kids loved them. Thanks for sharing that great idea. I love coming to see what's next.

  2. This is so funny ๐Ÿ™‚ The things we do for our kids!

  3. how cute and how sweet!

  4. Poor squirrel. But cool pops! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Sorry to hear about Magnus. I had a similar experience with a baby bird when I was young. I think your s'more tribute is adorable and I hope it brought a smile to your boy's faces.

  6. Sweet! That may be the first of many "pet" funerals:)
    Is there anything you can't make with graham crackers and marshmallows? I don't think so:) I love his tail!
    I really think that you should contact Nabisco (Honey-maid graham crackers) for some sort of sponsorship! ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Hi Jill!
    You and your boys must be very creative and fun! These look pretty and delicious.
    Joined you on GFC and followed you on Linky, from Welcome Wednesday.
    Blessings!

    http://www.ugochi-jolomi.com

  8. he he he ha aha ha ha…me cracking up but feeling sorry for little Magnus 2012-2012. The Magnus memory cookie pops are adorable

  9. What cute little pops! I've only come across s'mores recently as they're not common in England! You have a really nice blog, I've just come through from Mrs Fox's Sweet Party! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. These are adorable! What a sweet thing to do for your boys, you're awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. How sweet your boys are! Good job mama!

  12. Those are so cute!!! And what a fun craft/treat for your boys to help you with:-)

  13. These are very cute!
    You are very talented and creative!

  14. Awww… Poor Mangus! But those pops are too cute! And my boys are totally all over s'mores! They probably at a cow's worth of gelatin last Summer!

  15. these are so adorable!!! love them!

  16. Do I even have to say this??? Yes, I'm pinning these ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!