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32 Delicious Marshmallow Recipes that No Marshmallow Lovers Should Miss

32 Delicious Marshmallow Recipes that No Marshmallow Lovers Should Miss

Marshmallows make any snack or dessert a party, so here are 32 marshmallow recipes that will make anytime fun time. Some are so delightfully easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it already. Some are so simple, you’ll want to do them before the day is done. Some are so elegant or out-there, you’ll be eager to impress your family or friends at your next get together. Just remember, any time can be marshmallow time.

1. Funfetti Marshmallow Treats

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    Homemade and full of fun, these sweet bits of confection have sprinkles inside and out.

    2.  Funefetti Sugar Cookies

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      With just a little extra marshmallow fluff in the house, you can stuff it between any two cookies and have yourself a birthday party treat. With a dash of something extra, you can show off you creative side. This recipe can be taken and changed around any way you want.

      3.  Rocky Road Cookie Bar

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        With marshmallow cream, these bars stick with all the good, sweet and nutty stuff.

        4.  Lucky Charms Rainbow Sandwich Cookies

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          Delight the children, or the child in you, and whip up some rainbow charmed treats. The cereal tastes good even without them, so you won’t be wasting the box.

          5.  Cookies and Cream Brownies

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            This is a familiar favorite cookie with a seriously decadent dessert wrapped around it. Be prepared for a sugar high.

            6.  Strawberry and S’mores Tart

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              Elegant and simple, this desert will look like hard work, but it is just as simple as can be. Great for a summer indulgence.

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              7.  Sweet Potato Fries

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                It’s me putting this together, so you know sweet potato something is coming at you. It was either this or the double baked sweet potato halves. And after my experience with sweet and spicy sweet potato fries, this one got the best of me.

                8.  Toasted Marshmallow Shot Glasses

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                  So adorable, I’d do this at a mixer in a heartbeat. How fun. With some of your favorite chocolate or coffee liqueur, this would be an unconquerable conversation starter.

                  9.  Toasted Marshmallow Golden Graham S’mores Bars

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                    Could you imagine getting this stack of awesome served to you. Your mouth would fall open and water. This is definitely a good way to spoil some guests and serve up a taste of home.

                    10.  Maple Bacon S’mores

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                      So this has to be a thing. Bacon. Have you heard about it? Bacon everything? At first I wasn’t sure, but then I thought wouldn’t this be fun to get people talking. And if they liked it, wouldn’t that be a fun surprise. So with those thoughts, I think this would be a sure-fire way to get a social get together going.

                      11.  Mallow – Dongs!

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                        Take me back to childhood! Who doesn’t remember and love these bites of wonderful. It is so indulgent, you will feel like you are spoiling yourself.

                        12. Twisty Peeps Pops

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                          Cute and simple and fun is the way to go, so turn your marshmallows into pops. Start with this simple twist on Peeps.

                          13.  Marsmallow Paninis

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                            It is ooey-gooey goodness, so you have to go there. Stick a couple of triangles in some cold ice cream and voila! Perfection.

                            14.  Pina Colada Marshmallow Fruit Dip

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                              At first I wasn’t so sure, because I thought this was ice cream, but then I realized it was a fruit dip, and a fantastique one too. Ooh-la-la!

                              16.  S’more Sleazy Cookies

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                                Apparently easy is sleazy, so way to go and get bad. This would be fun with some young ones who’d enjoy playing with their food before they eat it.

                                17.  Parks & Recreation S’more Waffle

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                                  Love the show or not, I love this waffle. Desert me please!

                                  18.  Fluffernutter Brownie Cupcakes Swirl

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                                    Peanut butter, marshmallows and chocolate where born to be together, weren’t they?

                                    19.  S’mores Ice-cream Pie

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                                      This dish could set you you apart from other hosts and hostesses. What a memorable dish. It would be delicious no matter what, but with a little extra care, and it would be oohed and ahhed over in memory.

                                      20.  Marshmallows for Marshmallow Lovers

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                                        If you get a hankering to go all the way homemade, here is a simple recipe to get you going. You can customize and experiment with it. Then, you can start getting more adventuresome. There are some really unique twists on just the marshmallow itself.

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                                        21.  No Bake Marshmallow Rice Krispies Birthday Cake

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                                          Delight the kids with this treat, then think of all the neat things you could make molding this treat into all sorts of shapes. Go beyond the squares. Think outside the box.

                                          22.  The Ooey-Gooey

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                                            The name says it all, doesn’t it. Makes me melt.

                                            23.  Marshmallow Wheels

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                                              You can do so much with this recipe. You start with making fresh marshmallows, then dip them and dress them however you see fit. Customize it for the holidays or for personal taste.

                                              24.  Turtle Chex Mix Marshmallow Treats

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                                                Crunchy party mix all sticky with vending machine weaknesses make this crumbles of yumminess. This would be perfect for your next nosh-feast movie night.

                                                25.  Fluffer Nutter Bites

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                                                  These inviting bite-sized delights are tasty and good for you. No, they are not. But wouldn’t that be great? Because it will be hard to stick to the one bite at a time rule.

                                                  26.  6-layer Chocolate Cake with Marshmallow Filling

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                                                    If you want to show yourself off as a kitchen diva or dude, this recipe would do it. Layer up some inspiration and become talk-of-the-town in finally a good way.

                                                    27.  Mississippi Mud Brownies

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                                                      Just wanted to lick the screen because of that glistening chocolate, don’t you? I don’t think any of these recipes are finger food, but I don’t think you’d wait to grab a fork to snatch up one of these.

                                                      28.  S’more Shot Glasses

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                                                        Take one part sweet desert and one part cute glass and you have a very endearing presentation. You almost forget they are in shot glasses.

                                                        29.  S’more Pies

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                                                          Served hot or cold? Slight warm or chilled? I’d have to heat this one up for a few seconds so I could delight in the way it pulls away with each gooey bite full.

                                                          30.  Red Velvet and Marshmallow Cookies

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                                                            This is a recipe that has been made over and over, and it’s a great reminder that you can do so much with it. You have a base, the cookie, some marshmallow cream, and then drizzle or dip it in some sort of chocolate. Get creative with color, and you’ll have something you wouldn’t mind gifting someone at a special holiday.

                                                            31.  Sweet & Salty Guinness Chocolate Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

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                                                              I dare you to try this one out. It sounds like it would be difficult to pull off, but it is that much more interesting because of it. It probably tastes divine. The beer has to give it some sort of signature taste, but in some cases, the beer or liqueur just adds a little note. Serving with a pretzel is a cute way to stay with the theme.

                                                              32.  Snowy Street Marshmallow Ice-cream

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                                                                Just the name alone is enough to make you want to put it on your menu. The recipe plays off of rocky road ice cream, but it is all about vanilla and white chocolate.

                                                                I hope these recipes inspire you to go on and beyond with your love of marshmallows. They really are only the tip of the iceberg because some people have been able to fill up blogs and books with just recipes about your favorite confection. The love of the marshmallow seems to know no bounds.

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                                                                Last Updated on September 18, 2020

                                                                7 Simple Rules to Live by to Get in Shape in Two Weeks

                                                                7 Simple Rules to Live by to Get in Shape in Two Weeks

                                                                Learning how to get in shape and set goals is important if you’re looking to live a healthier lifestyle and get closer to your goal weight. While this does require changes to your daily routine, you’ll find that you are able to look and feel better in only two weeks.

                                                                Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about what it takes to get in shape. Although anyone can cover the basics (eat right and exercise), there are some things that I could only learn through trial and error. Let’s cover some of the most important points for how to get in shape in two weeks.

                                                                1. Exercise Daily

                                                                It is far easier to make exercise a habit if it is a daily one. If you aren’t exercising at all, I recommend starting by exercising a half hour every day. When you only exercise a couple times per week, it is much easier to turn one day off into three days off, a week off, or a month off.

                                                                If you are already used to exercising, switching to three or four times a week to fit your schedule may be preferable, but it is a lot harder to maintain a workout program you don’t do every day.

                                                                Be careful to not repeat the same exercise routine each day. If you do an intense ab workout one day, try switching it up to general cardio the next. You can also squeeze in a day of light walking to break up the intensity.

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                                                                If you’re a morning person, check out these morning exercises that will start your day off right.

                                                                2. Duration Doesn’t Substitute for Intensity

                                                                Once you get into the habit of regular exercise, where do you go if you still aren’t reaching your goals? Most people will solve the problem by exercising for longer periods of time, turning forty-minute workouts into two hour stretches. Not only does this drain your time, but it doesn’t work particularly well.

                                                                One study shows that “exercising for a whole hour instead of a half does not provide any additional loss in either body weight or fat”[1].

                                                                This is great news for both your schedule and your levels of motivation. You’ll likely find it much easier to exercise for 30 minutes a day instead of an hour. In those 30 minutes, do your best to up the intensity to your appropriate edge to get the most out of the time.

                                                                3. Acknowledge Your Limits

                                                                Many people get frustrated when they plateau in their weight loss or muscle gaining goals as they’re learning how to get in shape. Everyone has an equilibrium and genetic set point where their body wants to remain. This doesn’t mean that you can’t achieve your fitness goals, but don’t be too hard on yourself if you are struggling to lose weight or put on muscle.

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                                                                Acknowledging a set point doesn’t mean giving up, but it does mean realizing the obstacles you face.

                                                                Expect to hit a plateau in your own fitness results[2]. When you expect a plateau, you can manage around it so you can continue your progress at a more realistic rate. When expectations meet reality, you can avoid dietary crashes.

                                                                4. Eat Healthy, Not Just Food That Looks Healthy

                                                                Know what you eat. Don’t fuss over minutia like whether you’re getting enough Omega 3’s or tryptophan, but be aware of the big things. Look at the foods you eat regularly and figure out whether they are healthy or not. Don’t get fooled by the deceptively healthy snacks just pretending to be good for you.

                                                                The basic nutritional advice includes:

                                                                • Eat unprocessed foods
                                                                • Eat more veggies
                                                                • Use meat as a side dish, not a main course
                                                                • Eat whole grains, not refined grains[3]

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                                                                Eat whole grains when you want to learn how to get in shape.

                                                                  5. Watch Out for Travel

                                                                  Don’t let a four-day holiday interfere with your attempts when you’re learning how to get in shape. I don’t mean that you need to follow your diet and exercise plan without any excursion, but when you are in the first few weeks, still forming habits, be careful that a week long break doesn’t terminate your progress.

                                                                  This is also true of schedule changes that leave you suddenly busy or make it difficult to exercise. Have a backup plan so you can be consistent, at least for the first month when you are forming habits.

                                                                  If travel is on your schedule and can’t be avoided, make an exercise plan before you go[4], and make sure to pack exercise clothes and an exercise mat as motivation to keep you on track.

                                                                  6. Start Slow

                                                                  Ever start an exercise plan by running ten miles and then puking your guts out? Maybe you aren’t that extreme, but burnout is common early on when learning how to get in shape. You have a lifetime to be healthy, so don’t try to go from couch potato to athletic superstar in a week.

                                                                  If you are starting a running regime, for example, run less than you can to start. Starting strength training? Work with less weight than you could theoretically lift. Increasing intensity and pushing yourself can come later when your body becomes comfortable with regular exercise.

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                                                                  7. Be Careful When Choosing a Workout Partner

                                                                  Should you have a workout partner? That depends. Workout partners can help you stay motivated and make exercising more fun. But they can also stop you from reaching your goals.

                                                                  My suggestion would be to have a workout partner, but when you start to plateau (either in physical ability, weight loss/gain, or overall health) and you haven’t reached your goals, consider mixing things up a bit.

                                                                  If you plateau, you may need to make changes to continue improving. In this case it’s important to talk to your workout partner about the changes you want to make, and if they don’t seem motivated to continue, offer a thirty day break where you both try different activities.

                                                                  I notice that guys working out together tend to match strength after a brief adjustment phase. Even if both are trying to improve, something seems to stall improvement once they reach a certain point. I found that I was able to lift as much as 30-50% more after taking a short break from my regular workout partner.

                                                                  Final Thoughts

                                                                  Learning how to get in shape in as little as two weeks sounds daunting, but if you’re motivated and have the time and energy to devote to it, it’s certainly possible.

                                                                  Find an exercise routine that works for you, eat healthy, drink lots of water, and watch as the transformation begins.

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