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cinnamon sugar marshmallows

Cinnamon Sugar Marshallows

The Sugar Coated Cottage
Cinnamon Sugar Marshmallows. Soft, fluffy, homemade marshmallows with a cinnamon sugar coating.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Total Time 39 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 20 marshmallows


  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp confectioners' sugar plus more for fingers to handle marshmallow


  • Prepare 8x8 baking pan by spraying or wiping down with vegetable oil.
  • Line with parchment with 3 inch over hang to pull marshmallow out after it's set.
  • Put granulated sugar, corn syrup, salt, and 1/4 cup water into a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat, stir to dissolve sugar.
  • Cook, do not stir, until sugar mixture reaches 238 degrees F about 6 minutes.
  • In mixing bowl put 1/4 cup cold water into the bowl of an electric mixer; sprinkle with gelatin.
  • Let sit/soften 5 minutes.
  • Using whisk attachment mix on low speed, beat hot syrup into gelatin mixture on medium speed increasing to high speed.
  • Beat until mixture is stiff, about 12 minutes.
  • Add vanilla, continue to mix.
  • Pour into prepared dish, and smooth with an offset spatula.
  • Let set for minimum 4 hours. No need to cover.
  • Mix all ingredients making sure there are no lumps. Set aside
  • When ready take marshmallows out of pan by lifting the parchment over hang.
  • Using a large sharp knife, cut into 4 strips.
  • Then cut each marshmallow strip into 5 equal squares.
  • Coat fingers in powdered sugar. Roll each marshmallow in cinnamon sugar.
  • Set on parchment to set.
  • Repeat until all are done.
  • Store in air tight container for up to 5 days.


Marshmallow will be sticky on the parchment, gently pull the marshmallow from the parchment paper, letting the marshmallow pull away from paper on its own, pulling gently only as needed.
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