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peppermint marshmallows

(3 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Joey Wolf
Burlington, IA

Need a use for those leftover candy canes? Do you like peppermint cocoa? Try this recipe. This also makes a nice gift when combined with nice cocoa mix or packets and a cute cup.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a fabulous idea for the holiday season! The marshmallows are easy to make and have a festive feel. They melt into the cocoa adding a pop of peppermint flavor. Serve on Christmas morning, hand them out as gifts at a party, or add them to a hot cocoa bar. So fun!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(3 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For peppermint marshmallows

  • 1 pkg
    marshmallows, large
  • leftover candy canes, crushed
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tsp

How To Make peppermint marshmallows

  • Crushed candy canes in a bowl.
    Crush leftover candy canes. I use my mini chopper, but a baggie, towel and hammer will work too; set aside.
  • Thin glaze made from milk and powdered sugar.
    Combine the milk and powdered sugar to create a thin glaze.
  • Marshmallows dipped into the glaze.
    Dip the marshmallows into the glaze.
  • Glazed marshmallows rolled in crushed candy canes.
    Roll in the crushed candy canes.
  • Peppermint coated marshmallows drying.
    Place on wax paper to dry. Store in an airtight container.
  • Marshmallow dropped into hot chocolate.
    Add 1-2 to cups of hot cocoa... enjoy!