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Easy Marshmallow Snails

Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
Servings

12 servings, 1 snail each

Escargot? No. Our Easy Marshmallow Snails are the cutest snails you ever saw—and make terrific dessert toppers for the wee ones in your life.

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Make It

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  • Mix gelatin and water in medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 min.; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • Set aside 12 of the marshmallows. Add remaining marshmallows to gelatin; stir until well blended. Microwave on HIGH 1 min. or until marshmallows are partially melted. Stir with wire whisk until marshmallows are completely melted. Pour into 9-in. square pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Refrigerate 45 min. or until set. Run sharp knife around edges of pan to loosen gelatin layer from pan. Starting at one short end, roll up gelatin layer tightly. Cut into 12 (3/4-inch-thick) strips. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to decorate.
  • Unroll each about 1 inch. Stand 1 of the reserved marshmallows on unrolled portion of each spiral for the "snail's body," securing with frosting. Insert 2 pieces of licorice into each marshmallow for "antennae," securing with additional frosting, if desired.

To Double

Prepare gelatin mixture as directed, doubling all ingredients. Pour into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate as directed. For ease in handling, cut gelatin mixture in half crosswise before rolling up. Roll up each half separately, making a total of 2 rolls. Cut each roll into 12 slices. Decorate as directed. Makes 24 servings, 1 snail each.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 1 snail each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1 snail each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 120
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 55mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 20g
Protein 1g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Mine wouldn't stick either so I cut them larger (I only got 8 servings) and placed them seam side... Mine wouldn't stick either so I cut them larger (I only got 8 servings) and placed them seam side down on the plate. Then to keep the proportion in check I used one regular instead of a mini next to the roll which also made it much easier to get the antenae in. Overall not too much work for the payoff. Very cute on the kids plates.
Date published: 2005-09-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The kids loved them, they giggled the whole time they ate them. The kids loved them, they giggled the whole time they ate them. I took it to my family 4th of July get together and everyone was impressed, even the adults thought they were cute! thanks.
Date published: 2006-07-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Was difficult to keep the snail body together and to get the licorice to stay. Was difficult to keep the snail body together and to get the licorice to stay. Not sure it was worth the effort. Only wished mine turned out as yummy looking as the picture.
Date published: 2005-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from These are soo cute! These are soo cute! Not hard to make, I made the window box dessert and added these along with the flower cookies, the kids loved it.
Date published: 2007-06-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I had the same problem. I had the same problem. I couldn't get the head to stay rolled. Too much work and not worth it.
Date published: 2006-02-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The head would not stay rolled up! The head would not stay rolled up! If anyone can help please do!
Date published: 2005-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from it looks really good n i belive all kids will LOVE it! it looks really good n i belive all kids will LOVE it!
Date published: 2005-02-21
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