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Homemade Marshmallow Hearts Are The Absolute Best

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With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we have the perfect excuse to breakout those heart shaped cookie cutters and make all the adorable snacks possible. These Heart Shaped Marshmallows are adorable and delicious and will be a huge hit in your house.

You can make them in any color you want and use what ever size cookie cutter works best for you. Make some of these with the kids and let them make their own delicious treat! So much better than the bagged kind!

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Ingredients:

  • 3 packages (1/4 ounce each) unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup cool water, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 /8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, divided
  • Food coloring - optional

Directions:

Coat a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.

Add your gelatin in a large bowl with 1/2 cup of water and let soak.

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In a small saucepan add your sugar, corn syrup, salt and 1/2 cup cool water over a medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Raise the temperature to high to allow it to boil for 1 minute, without stirring.

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Remove from heat and mix together the gelatin with the sugar syrup, slowly at first then increase to high speed until mixture is thick and fluffy. Add in the vanilla and beat in.

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If you want to make your marshmallows colorful, add in a couple drops of color now and stir it in.

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Pour the mixture into baking dish and spread it with a greased spatula until even.

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Sprinkle powdered sugar over the entire thing and refrigerate overnight.

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Use a greased cookie cutters to cut out your marshmallows then lightly coat them each in powdered sugar.

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Your family is going to love the rich sweet taste!

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