The summer campfire classic is getting a grown-up makeover.

Move over s’mores. Step aside hot chocolate. It’s time to give marshmallows a new place to shine… in a cocktail glass! Whether you torch them, infuse them, or use them as a garnish, marshmallows are ready to take cocktail parties to a whole new level.

Chelsie Jangord, in-house chef at Dandies Marshmallows, has created some yummy cocktail recipes. You’ve got to check these out and give them a mix.

blackberry cream soda cocktail

Blackberry Cream Soda

Photo Courtesy of Chelsie Jangord, in-house chef at Dandies Marshmallows

Blackberry Cream Soda

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of Blackberry Simple Syrup*
  • 1 shot of Gin
  • Topochico or Soda Water
  • 1 big dollop of Marshmallow Fluff**

Preparation: Fill a glass with ice. Pour in 1 shot of blackberry simple syrup and shot of gin, stir. Fill the rest of the way with soda and top with a dollop of marshmallow fluff.

*Blackberry Simple Syrup

Puree a pint of blackberries in a blender. Combine in a pot with 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Stir and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Once the liquid thickens and resembles syrup, remove from heat and strain to remove seeds. Let cool.

**Marshmallow Fluff

Ingredients:

  • 1 10 oz. bag of Dandies Mini Marshmallows
  • Liquid from 1 can of Chickpeas
  • 1 tsp. Coconut Oil

Preparation: In a stand mixer whip aquafaba until fluffy peaks form in the meringue. Meanwhile in a microwave safe bowl combine coconut oil and marshmallows. In 30 second intervals, giving a quick stir between each, microwave until marshmallows have fully melted. Add marshmallow mixture into the stand mixer with the meringue and whip together until smooth. Store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.


Ginger Peaches and Cream cocktail

Ginger Peaches and Cream

Photo Courtesy of Chelsie Jangord, in-house chef at Dandies Marshmallows

Ginger Peaches and Cream

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz. Peach Schnapps
  • Ginger beer
  • Bourbon-Bruleed Dandies Marshmallow, for Garnish*

Preparation: Fill a glass with ice. Add 1 shot of bourbon and 1/2 shot of peach schnapps. Top the rest of the glass with Ginger Beer and stir. Garnish with a Bruleed Dandies Marshmallow.

*Bruleed Dandies Marshmallow

Place a marshmallow on a skewer, dip in bourbon and roll in sugar. Using a kitchen torch or flame from a gas stove, toast the marshmallow until the sugar turns into a burnt crust.


Lemon Meringue Pie cocktail

Lemon Meringue Pie

Photo Courtesy of Chelsie Jangord, in-house chef at Dandies Marshmallows

Lemon Meringue

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Amaretto Liqueur
  • 1 Tbsp Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1 dollop of Marshmallow Fluff
  • Crushed Graham Cracker

Preparation: Fill a Martini shaker with ice. Add simple syrup, lemon juice, vodka, and Amaretto liqueur. Shake vigorously for one minute. Dip the rim of a martini glass into lemon juice and then into crushed graham cracker. Pour strained alcohol into the martini glass and top with a dollop of marshmallow fluff. If you have a kitchen torch, torch the fluff for some extra flair.