Back to School Treat: Chalkboard Pops!

Back to School Chalkboard Pops from Pizzazzerie.com

Can you believe it’s time for back to school already? I always had bittersweet memories of the last few weeks of summer break. On one hand, I was so sad to see those carefree days gone, I also absolutely loved getting new school supplies. Something about a brand new set of markers and notebooks was so exciting. I couldn’t wait to pick our my “outfit” for the first day of school too. Oh, to be in school again! I never thought I’d actually MISS it!

Cheer up your little ones who are sad to see summer on the way out with these easy chalkboard pops. I created these with easy-to-find items like candy melts and lollipop sticks. They’re cute with or without the sticks too. And delicious too!

Chalkboard Pops for Back to School Pizzazzerie.com

STEPS TO MAKE CHALKBOARD POPS

1. Melt black Candy Melts® in a microwavable bowl (following the instructions on the bag).
2.Pour into the lollipop molds and  lollipop sticks.
3. Let sit until cool or place in refrigerator or freezer for a few minutes. Pop our your lollipops!
4. Melt the white Candy Melts® and pour into a pastry bag fitted with a #2 tip.
5. Write A+, Aa, Bb, 123 or desired message with white Candy Melts®.
6. Optional: Add ribbon to lollipop sticks.

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Push-Up Pops by Courtney Dial Whitmore
Cherry Lime Freeze Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie.com

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Perfect Brunch Cocktail: Cherry Mimosas

Delicious Cherry Mimosas from Pizzazzerie.com
Cherry Mimosas: The Perfect Brunch Cocktail Pizzazzerie.com #Pizzazzerie
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Delicious blueberry vanilla cupcakes - great recipe for baby showers!
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Peach Mojito Cupcakes + Free Printable Liners

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I absolutely love peach season! When I was younger, I lived in South Carolina so peaches were a summer staple. These peach mojito cupcakes are the perfect combination of my love for peaches and mojito cocktails! Add in some free printable cupcake liners to jazz up the sweet treats and you're ready for a party! You could even style up an entire peach-themed summer party (or baby shower!) which I … { Continue Reading }

Chocolate Cake with Jack Daniels Fudge Icing

Jack Daniels Fudge Icing on Chocolate Cake!
Jack Daniels Fudge Icing on Chocolate Cake!
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Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies - OMG Good!
Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies - OMG Good!
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