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Homemade Marshmallows (Egg Free)

Homemade Marshmallows (egg free), a great treat for eating, hot chocolate or smores. Cut into fun shapes.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 3 envelopes 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


  • Dissolve 3 gelatin packs in 1/2 cup cool water. Put this in the bowl you're going to mix everything in, like a Kitchen Aid or Mixer.
  • Spray a 9 x 14 baking dish or use two dishes and make one with color
  • Put sugar 1/2 cup water, salt and corn syrup in sauce pan.
  • Cook on low heat stirring until sugar is dissolved and comes to boil.
  • Boil for one minute.
  • Pour into gelatin mixture . It will be very hot. Be cautious.
  • Beat for ten minutes.
  • Pour into baking pan and smooth with spatula. (An offset spatula is best) Spray first with non-stick baking spray.
  • Cover with confectioner's sugar.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before cutting.