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Recipe

Marshmallow Frogs

This recipe was inspired by Bunnys and Birds by Martha Stewart, Frogs make so much sense for Passover.

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  • Ready Time : 0 min

Servings

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 2 envelopes (1/4 ounce each) gelatin (1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 2/3 cup cold water, plus 1/2 cup room-temperature water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • Fine green sanding sugar, for sprinkling and rolling or green food coloring

Directions

Coat a 9 x 13 inch baking baking sheet with cooking spray, and dust with confectioners’ sugar, tap out any extra.  Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in the bowl of a mixer. Let stand for 5 minutes to soften.

Meanwhile, heat granulated sugar and room-temperature water in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Wash down sides of pan with a wet pastry brush. Cook until syrup reaches 238 degrees on a candy thermometer. Stir syrup into softened gelatin, and keep stirring for a few minutes to cool.

Whisk on medium-high speed until soft peaks form, 8 to 10 minutes. Spread mixture into baking sheet using a spatula; sprinkle with sanding sugar. Let stand for 1 hour to set.
Cut out marshmallows using a frog cookie cutter and roll cut sides in sanding sugar to coat.

If you can’t find green sanding sugar, mix a few drops of green food coloring with 1 cup sugar and seal in a container,  shake up until the sugar turns green.

This recipe is more of a light and fluffy marshmallow, similar to a peep.

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About Tamar Genger MA, RD

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Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!

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