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.
Homemade and full of fun, these sweet bits of confection have sprinkles inside and out.
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.
With marshmallow cream, these bars stick with all the good, sweet and nutty stuff.
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.
This is a familiar favorite cookie with a seriously decadent dessert wrapped around it. Be prepared for a sugar high.
Elegant and simple, this desert will look like hard work, but it is just as simple as can be. Great for a summer indulgence.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Cute and simple and fun is the way to go, so turn your marshmallows into pops. Start with this simple twist on Peeps.
It is ooey-gooey goodness, so you have to go there. Stick a couple of triangles in some cold ice cream and voila! Perfection.
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!
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.
Love the show or not, I love this waffle. Desert me please!
Peanut butter, marshmallows and chocolate where born to be together, weren’t they?
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.
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.
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
The name says it all, doesn’t it. Makes me melt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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