Marshmallow Easter Eggs

Recipe: Marshmallow Easter Eggs


  • 2 tbsp. Knox gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup white Karo syrup
  • 2 tsp. vanilla Cornstarch, for hands Milk chocolate


  1. Mix gelatin and cold water. Set aside until water is absorbed.
  2. Combine sugar, hot water, 1/2 cup of the Karo syrup and cook to the soft ball stage (240°F). Cool a few minutes.
  3. Beat with mixer at full speed. Add the remaining Karo syrup and all of the gelatin mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  4. Beat 7 to 8 minutes after the last addition of the gelatin.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. Pour into a well greased 7×9-inch pan and chill thoroughly.
  7. Dust hands with cornstarch.
  8. Spoon marshmallow out of pan and form eggs.
  9. Brush excess cornstarch off and let dry for 1/2 hour on waxed paper.
  10. Pour melted milk chocolate over eggs and let set.
  11. . Refrigerate for easier handling.

Number of servings (yield): 12

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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