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These marshmallows are so tasty and simple to make that you'll never buy them out of a bag again.
They also make great replacements for ingredients for other tasty rice based squares. 

Step 1: Required ingredients:

Picture of Required ingredients:
3 packages unflavored gelatin
two 1/2 cups of water, separated. (each will be used for a different step) 
12 ounces (by weight) sugar, approximately 1 1/2 cups by volume
1 cup light corn syrup (not the dark stuff)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of the extract of your choice (mint, vanilla, almond, sheep, ect.)
confectioners' sugar (used for dusting pans and the finished marshmallows, no exact amount needed)
butter (for greasing pan)

Hardware:
small saucepan
candy thermometer
heat proof spatula
8x13 inch pan
pizza cutter or knife
stand mixer

 
TheGeek19843 years ago
Are you secretly Alton Brown? Just kidding, he likes pizza cutters for home made marshmallows too. Great 'ible!
threshaxe (author)  TheGeek19843 years ago
He uses pizza cutters for everything. Its really quite a good idea
I really need to make myself some marshmallows! Awesome recipe!