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Plush Puffs Marshmallows
Plush Puffs Marshmallows
$8 for six
Celebrities at last year's Golden Globe Awards were treated to a new sugary snack before the show: hand-whipped marshmallows from Plush Puffs, a Sherman Oaks, Calif., candymaker. Ann Hickey, 44, a former health educator at the University of Southern California, founded Plush Puffs in 2004 to create a somewhat healthier marshmallow. Hickey adds less corn syrup than mainstream brands, using honey to sweeten most of her 15 varieties and a pumpkin extract to flavor her newest puff, pumpkin praline.







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