Treat your sweet tooth this holiday season with recipes for Christmas and Hanukkah marshmallows. Enjoy the treats as they are, serve them in hot cocoa to holiday guests, or wrap them in pretty packages for gift-giving.
This basic recipe for homemade marshmallows is wonderfully versatile. Use vanilla extract as called for here, or substitute a portion of the vanilla for peppermint, orange, maple, or strawberry. You may also add food coloring as desired, and cut these marshmallows into any shape you wish.