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Hot Cocoa with Red Sugar Crusted Marshmallows

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Hot Cocoa with Red Sugar Crusted Marshmallows

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 4

A warm mug of cinnamon-spiced hot cocoa is made more fun with marshmallows that have been coated with Red Colored Sugar. Recipe developed by Gale Gand, a nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality.


  Red Colored Sugar

  8 marshmallows

  4 cups milk

  1/3 cup granulated sugar

  1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  1/2 tsp McCormick® Cinnamon Ground

  1 tsp McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

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For the Marshmallows, prepare Red Colored Sugar. Cut marshmallows in half. Dip marshmallows, cut-sides down, in Red Colored Sugar. Set aside.

For the Hot Cocoa, mix milk, sugar, cocoa powder and cinnamon in medium saucepan. Bring to simmer on medium heat, stirring occasionally. (Do not boil.) Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.

Pour cocoa into mugs. Serve with marshmallows.

Nutritional Information:

Calories 265

Total Fat 5g 

Cholesterol 20mg 

Sodium 112mg 

Total Carbohydrate 46g 

Dietary Fiber 1g 

Protein 9g