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toasted coconut marshmallows

another recipe from my new Ina Garten book – homemade marshmallows! I think I am safe from a taffy overload – first off, I am not a big fan of marshmallows (although I could see the addition of coconut changing all of that) and I have a house full of teenagers. At the moment, D#1 has two friends visiting. I am hoping that these won’t be around for more than a few hours. The directions call for them to sit overnight, so there has been no official taste tests. There have however been unofficial ones and the results are positive.

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11 thoughts on “cooking

  1. Get out of the kitchen or you’ll start to make me feel bad. But do plop one of those on a mug of hot chocolate and tell me how it goes.

    Deprived in NYC

  2. Even though I hate cococut (it’s a texture thing) I do like marshmallows. Kay’s right – drop one in hot chocolate – didn’t you just get an hc machine?

    I’m so hungry. You’re killing me over here.

    Famished in NJ

  3. Wow…what an unexpected recipe, but I agree…the coconut changes EVERYTHING! I even wonder what would happen if you made these without toasting the coconut, and then roasting them over the campfire. YUM!

  4. Did you make a resolution like everyone else about eating properly? (I despise the D-word). I read you ate fiber the first day of the year. Sounds like it. Are they low-fat, calorie free?? Are they “magic marshmellows? You are killing me.

  5. I love your red mixer! Mine’s just like that, but plain ol’ white.

    I’ve never given a thought to making marshmallows. Who thinks about these things? I didn’t think there’d even be a recipe for those, you know? You can make marshmallows at HOME? They just grow on a marshmallow tree or something… like circuits peanuts and peppermint patties.

    It looks like a very heavy meringue. Egg whites?

  6. I’m with Vicki… I just figured they appeared somehow, never considered that you could actually make ’em. I’m not a big marshmallow fan but those look pretty tasty.

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