Peppermint Marshmallows

MAKES: 54 pieces. PREP: 5 minutes. COOK: 5 minutes. BEAT: 10 to 15 minutes. STAND: 3 hours.
Prep 5 m
Cook 5 m
Stand 180 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 5 Into a small bowl, sift together confectioners sugar and cornstarch. Line a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick foil. Coat with nonstick cooking spray. Sift 2 tablespoons of the sugar-cornstarch mixture into the pan, tilting to coat sides. Leave any excess in the pan.
  2. 2 of 5 Place 2/3 cup water in a large bowl. Sprinkle with gelatin. Let soften 5 minutes.
  3. 3 of 5 In a medium-size heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat sugar, corn syrup, candy cane pieces and salt over medium heat about 7 minutes until sugar and candy are dissolved, stirring occasionally. Strain into bowl with gelatin.
  4. 4 of 5 Beat on high speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, 10 to 15 minutes. Spread into prepared pan and smooth top. Dust with 2 tablespoons of the sugar-cornstarch mixture. Let set at room temperature for 2 hours.
  5. 5 of 5 Lift marshmallow from pan using foil. With a wet knife, cut into 6 squares. Spread remaining sugar-cornstarch mixture onto a baking sheet. Invert marshmallow block onto sheet; cut each square in 9 pieces. Toss marshmallows in sugar-cornstarch mixture, and set on a pan to set an additional hour. Store, loosely covered, at room temperature.
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