peppermint marshmallows

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By Joey Wolf
from Oquawka, IL

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! The marshmallows and peppermint melt into the cocoa adding an extra pop of flavor. Just make sure the candy canes are crushed really fine or you may have a problem with them sticking. These would be fun on Christmas morning with the family. Or hand them out as gifts at a holiday party. So fun!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
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
    milk
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How To Make peppermint marshmallows

  • 1
    Crush leftover candy canes. I use my mini chopper, but a baggie, towel and hammer will work too; set aside.
  • 2
    Combine the milk and powdered sugar to create a thin glaze.
  • 3
    Dip the marshmallows into the glaze.
  • 4
    Roll in the crushed candy canes.
  • 5
    Place on wax paper to dry. Store in an airtight container.
  • 6
    Add 1-2 to cups of hot cocoa... enjoy!
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