Melt-In-Your-Mouth Marshmallows(Microwave)



  1. 1 3/4 c. Diamond walnuts
  2. 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  3. 1 1/4 c. water, divided
  4. 2 c. granulated sugar
  5. 2 tsp. vanilla
  6. powdered sugar


  1. Chop walnuts fine.
  2. Sprinkle about 1 cup evenly in 9-inch square pan.
  3. Set remaining walnuts aside.
  4. Combine gelatin and 1/2 cup of the water in measuring cup; set aside to soften.
  5. In 2-quart glass measuring cup with handle, combine remaining 3/4 cup water and sugar.
  6. Microwave at High for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir well until sugar dissolves.
  8. Microwave at High for 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture reaches 234°.
  9. Stir in softened gelatin; let stand until slightly cooled (about 130°).
  10. Stir in vanilla. Empty mixture into large bowl of electric mixer.
  11. Beat at high speed until mixture is very fluffy and increased 4 to 5 times in volume, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  12. Turn into walnut-coated pan and sprinkle remaining walnuts on top.
  13. Let stand at room temperature several hours or overnight until mixture is firm and set.
  14. Use a sharp knife dipped in powdered sugar to cut mixture into 1-inch squares. Roll sides in walnuts remaining in pan and additional powdered sugar, if desired.
  15. Makes about 1 1/2 pounds.