¼ c. shortening
1 lb. mini-marshmallows
1 tsp. clear vanilla flavor
1 tsp. butter flavor
2 lbs. powdered sugar
Grease the inside of a large microwavable bowl with solid vegetable shortening (Crisco).
*Note: Be careful with this first step. The melted marshmallows can get extremely hot.
Put marshmallows, flavorings, and water into the bowl; microwave on high for 60 seconds. If marshmallows are completely melted, you’re ready to move on. If not, stir and put them back into the microwave for 30-second intervals, stirring after each, until the marshmallows are completely melted.
Put powdered sugar into large mixing bowl. Fit stand mixer with dough hook. (If not using a stand mixer, use a wooden spoon.)
Add liquefied marshmallow mixture to powdered sugar. Process at low speed until well incorporated, then turn speed up slightly and allow dough hook to "knead" the mixture until sugar is fully blended into the liquid. Margie s...
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