Sweet And Fluffy: The Ultimate Marshmallow Recipe Guide

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Classic Homemade Marshmallows

These soft and fluffy marshmallows are perfect for snacking or adding to hot chocolate.

Homemade Marshmallow Recipe
Homemade Marshmallow Recipe

Ingredients:
– 3 packets unflavored gelatin
– 1 cup ice cold water, divided
– 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
– 1 cup light corn syrup
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– Powdered sugar, for dusting
Directions:
1. In a large mixing bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup of cold water. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. In a saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, salt, and remaining 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
3. Once the sugar mixture reaches 240°F (115°C) on a candy thermometer, slowly pour it into the gelatin mixture while mixing on low speed.
4. Increase speed to high and beat for 10-15 minutes, until the mixture is thick and fluffy.
5. Add vanilla extract and mix until combined.
6. Pour the marshmallow mixture into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish and smooth the top with a spatula.
7. Let it sit at room temperature for 4 hours, or until firm.
8. Dust a cutting board with powdered sugar and flip the marshmallow slab onto it. Cut into squares and dust with more powdered sugar to prevent sticking.

Marshmallow Stuffed Brownies

These decadent brownies are filled with gooey marshmallow goodness.

Ingredients:
– 1 box brownie mix
– 1 cup mini marshmallows
– 1 cup chocolate chips
– 1/4 cup heavy cream
Directions:
1. Prepare the brownie mix according to package instructions.
2. Pour half of the batter into a greased 9×9 inch baking dish.
3. Sprinkle mini marshmallows evenly over the batter.
4. Pour the remaining batter over the marshmallows and spread it out with a spatula.
5. Bake according to package instructions.
6. In a small saucepan, heat chocolate chips and heavy cream over low heat until melted and smooth.
7. Pour the chocolate mixture over the baked brownies and let it set before cutting into squares.

Marshmallow and Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

These cookies are a delightful combination of sweet marshmallow and creamy peanut butter.

Ingredients:
– 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
– 3/4 cup granulated sugar
– 3/4 cup brown sugar
– 2 eggs
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
– 1 cup mini marshmallows
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.
5. Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
6. Scoop tablespoon-sized balls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet.
7. Flatten each ball of dough and place a small dollop of peanut butter and a few mini marshmallows in the center.
8. Fold the dough over the filling and seal the edges.
9. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown.
10. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.