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Hot Frothy Butterscotch

This is a wonderful alternative to hot cocoa.

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  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter-flavored extract
  • 32 miniature marshmallows, divided


  1. Place the milk, brown sugar, and extract in a heavy medium-size saucepan, and stir to mix. Place the saucepan over medium-high heat, and, stirring constantly, heat until the mixture begins to reach a boil. Reduce the heat to medium or medium-low, and add 20 of the marshmallows. Continue to heat, stirring constantly, until the marshmallows begin to melt.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat, and whip the mixture with a wire whisk until it becomes frothy.
  3. Place 6 of the remaining marshmallows in the bottom of each of 2 mugs. Pour the butterscotch mixture over the marshmallows, and serve immediately.

Yield: 2 servings