The "And everything else too" blog has unearthed one of those old cookbooks (if you want to call it cooking?) that did this with marshmallows.
Marshmallow Favors: If marshmallows are of course the most boring candy ever invented, then I say it's time to make them exciting!
It's time to ANIMALIZE your marshmallows-- and I don't mean how rock group KISS would do it-- I mean how McCall's did it in the 1974 recipe guide titled "Family-Style Cook Book." Awwww, aren't they cute? OMG who could ever eat Primrose the Piglet?!!!