Last year I volunteered to bring in a special treat for my son’s school Valentine’s Day celebration. They had a Preschool Valentine’s Ball and all the Dad’s were invited. (Mom’s had to wait for their own event at Mother’s Day) I decided I wanted to do something different, and as a perfect nod to celebrating the Dad’s, I found this great mustache idea from Blonde Designs. I made homemade, heart shaped mint chocolate pops and attached little foam mustaches to each stem. When eating the pop, everyone looked like they were wearing a fake mustache…so cute!
You could easily use the mustaches with store bought lollipops, but I chose to make my own chocolate pops. Using a Wilton heart shaped mold and mint chocolate candy melts, I easily shaped my own yummy treats. To keep the pops safe from grubby little fingers, I covered them with individual plastic treat bags and sealed them with scotch tape.
Using a template, we cut out foam mustaches and put a hole in the center of each. Then we just slid the mustaches on each lollipop stem.
Finally I wanted created a display for the pops. I used an empty, sealed cardboard box with a bunch of holes jabbed into the top. (*make sure to pre-cut these holes so you don’t go crazy trying to get those buggers in!) I covered the box in tissue paper and added the pops. Finally, I decorated the display with mustaches and a description of the treats. What a perfect way to celebrate a day with Dad’s!