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    Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows

    Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows. Photo by FoodBliss

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    17 mins

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    7 mins

    FoodBliss's Note:

    I found this recipe in a magazine quite a few years ago and have been making them ever since. They are easy and don't require a candy thermometer. However, you do need a good quality mixer. Great as a christmas gift with hot cocoa mix.

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    Serves: 12



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    1. 1
      Into a small bow, sift together powdered sugar and cornstarch. Line a 13x9x2 pan with nonstick foil. Coat with nonstick cooking spray and dust with 2 Tablespoon sugar-cornstarch mixture, tilting pan to coat sides. Leave any excess in pan.
    2. 2
      Place 2/3 cup water in large bowl. Sprinkle with gelatin. Let soften 5 minute.
    3. 3
      In a medium size heavy saucepan, heat sugar, corn syrup, candy cane pieces and salt over medium heat about 7 minute until sugar and candy canes dissolve, stirring occasionally. Strain into bowl with gelatin.
    4. 4
      Pour into mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy 10-15 minute Spread into prepared pan and smooth top using wet fingers if necessary. Dust with 2 Tablespoon sugar-constarch mixture. Let set at room temperature for 2 hours.
    5. 5
      Lift marshmallows from pan using foil. With wet knife or wet pizza cutter, cut marshmallows in squares. Put remaining cornstarch-sugar mixture onto baking sheet and toss cut marshmallows. Let set an additional hour. Store covered or in bags at room temperature.

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows

    Serving Size: 1 (51 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 176.5
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 38.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 44.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 32.1 g
    Protein 1.0 g

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    candy canes

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