Marshmallow Peeps

In our latest video, join Head Baker Rachel Brickel in the Ginger and Baker Teaching Kitchen as she shares her recipe for homemade marshmallow peeps dipped in colorful sparkling sugar! These fun little treats are perfect to make with kids, to add to Easter baskets or for great spring dessert. Happy Spring!

Marshmallow Peeps

6 egg whites
1 cup + 1½ Tbsp. Sugar
¼ tsp. salt
½ tsp. vanilla extract
colored sugar, for decorating

In the bowl of an electric mixer combine egg whites, sugar, salt and vanilla. Heat mixing bowl over a double boiler, whisking continuously until the mixture reaches 170F on a thermometer.

Move the bowl to your electric mixer and whip on high speed until stiff peaks form.

Pipe peeps using method in video.

Allow to set slightly (10-15 minutes) before moving to coat in sugar. Use an offset spatula to pick up the peeps and toss in bowl of colored sanding sugar. This part may get a little sticky/messy!

Store at room temperature.