Homemade Marshmallows

Nothing goes better with a delicious cup of hot cocoa than a fluffy, homemade marshmallow. Learn how to whip up your own at home.

What You'll Need

  • 4 envelopes of gelatin

  • 2 cups water

  • 4 cups sugar

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 3 tsp vanilla extract

  • powdered sugar

  • your favorite cookie cutters

How To Make

  • 1

    Soak 4 envelopes of gelatin in 1 cup of cold water. Set aside.

  • 2

    In a saucepan, combine 4 cups sugar with 1 cup of chilled water. Stir over medium heat until sugar crystals dissolve, and add gelatin from packets. Bring to a boil & stir.

  • 3

    Once it's boiling, remove from heat, pour into a bowl & let cool.

  • 4

    Add ½ tsp salt & 3 tsp vanilla extract. Mix with a mixer until doubled in thickness.

  • 5

    Pour into a greased glass baking pan & let set.

  • 6

    Cut into shapes using cookie cutters & dust with powdered sugar.