Recipe for Nutty Marshmallow Log


    Nutty Marshmallow Log

    2 cups chopped pecans
    About 1 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar, divided
    1(16 ounce) package marshmallows
    3 to 4 tablespoons peanut butter

    Combine pecans and 1 cup confectioners sugar' sugar; sprinkle evenly over a large sheet of wax paper and set aside.

    Melt marshmallows in top of a double boiler; stir in peanut butter. Pour mixture over confectioners' sugar-pecan mixture. Mix with hands until pecans and sugar are blended into marshmallow mixture and mixture resembles soft dough.

    Shape into 2 rolls, 1-inch in diameter. Let stand about 45 minutes.

    Roll candy in remaining confectioners' sugar. Let stand 30 minutes.

    Cut into 1/4-inch slices. Store in covered container, separating layers with wax paper.

    Yield: about 100 slices.