Candy Cane Marshmallows

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • cooking spray
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon corn syrup
  • 4
    (1/4 ounce) packages unflavored gelatin
  • 34
    teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2
    large egg whites
  • 2
    teaspoons red food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • Coat an 8-inch square pan with spray, line the bottom with parchment paper.
  • Coat parchment with spray and set pan aside.
  • Put sugar, corn syrup and 3/4 cup water in small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
  • Stop stirring, let mix come to a boil.
  • Raise heat to medium high.
  • Cook until mix registers 260 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  • Sprinkle gelatin over 3/4 cup water, let stand 5 minutes.
  • Set bowl over pan of simmering water, whisking constantly until dissolved.
  • Stir in peppermint extract after removed from heat.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Whisk gelatin into sugar mix.
  • Add egg.
  • Mix on high until very thick, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Pour into lined pan and swirl with red food coloring.
  • Let stand overnight and cut into squares.
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