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QUESTION: How many mini marshmallows are equivalent to a jar of marshmallow creme?
How many mini marshmallows are equivalent to a jar of marshmallow creme? I want to make peanut butter fudge but don't have marshmallow creme. Thank you.
2 cups of mini marshmallows is equivalent to 1 (7-ounce) jar of marshmallow creme. When using marshmallows in place of the creme try adding about a teaspoon of light corn syrup per cup of marshmallows.
The standard claim is that there are about 10 to 11 large marshmallows per cup and about 110 miniature marshmallows per cup. However, I have not tested this measurement for accuracy. Rather than count each marshmallow, one can always measure the marshmallows by weight equivalent to the amount of marshmallow creme or try filling a measuring cup with the marshmallows and gently press down until the marshmallows are slightly compacted and level with the cup, but not totally deflated.
All in all, I don't think a few marshmallows (more or less) is going to make much difference.