Sugar Rush: Sweet Melissa's Cinnamon Marshmallows

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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

At Sweet Melissa in Brooklyn, housemade marshmallows are offered in six-packs for $7.95. The giant fluffy cubes come in plain vanilla or dusted with cinnamon-sugar. They're somewhat dense, as marshmallows go, and while the more delicate and whimsical numbers by Three Tarts and ChikaLicious are best eaten alone, the ones by Sweet Melissa are ideally suited for long sultry dips in hot chocolate, as they hold up better to the heat. Perfect for welcoming the cold with open arms.

Sweet Melissa

175 7th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215 (map) 718-502-9153
sweetmelissapatisserie.com