8 Excuses to Use Marshmallow Creme that Aren't a Fluffernutter

We're not discouraging diving into a jar of marshmallow creme with a spoon—but there are other ways to use this fluffy, sweet concoction. Many people don't realize marshmallow creme is a useful ingredient in making many desserts. Take a look through these ideas to see what we mean.

If you're a s'mores lover (and who isn't?), there's a good chance you're also a fan of marshmallow creme. There's something about this ingredient's pristine color, gooey texture, and intoxicating sweetness that call to mind childhood favorites like peanut butter-marshmallow sandwiches. This sticky goodness isn't only for eating and spreading, however; it can come in handy when baking mouthwatering desserts too. Now you have an excuse to pick up a jar and put it to good use with these recipes using marshmallow creme. (And, hey, if you don't use the whole container, all the better for snacking!)

Dulce de Leche Fluff Brownies
Blaine Moats

Dulce de Leche Fluff Brownies

Can you say: ultimate decadence? These brownies get a major upgrade not only with the addition of marshmallow creme but a swirl of dulce de leche too.

White Chocolate Creme Dip
Con Poulos

White Chocolate Creme Dip

This is one of those recipes using marshmallow creme you didn't see coming. The heavenly bowl of fluff for dipping crackers, cookies, and more gets its richness from white baking chocolate, half-and-half, and a jar of (you guessed it) marshmallow creme. Top with pomegranate seeds for a festive touch.

Easy Chocolate Fudge
Karla Conrad

Easy Chocolate Fudge

No recipe box is complete without a marshmallow creme fudge recipe. This one results in perfect fudge every time and can easily be customized with add-ins like instant espresso powder or toasted walnuts.

Grilled Banana Bites
Blaine Moats

Grilled Banana Bites

Turn extra bananas into a treat by whipping up a batch of these tasty sandwiches. The subtle sweetness of the dinner rolls perfectly complements the bananas, chocolate, and marshmallow.

Grown-Up S'mores Torte
Jason Donnelly

Grown-Up S’mores Torte

Who knew s'mores could get so fancy? Start with a cinnamon-graham cracker crust, layer with coffee- and dulce de leche-flavor ice cream, and top with lots of marshmallows and chocolate. Yes, there's a full container of marshmallow creme mixed in for one of our favorite marshmallow fluff uses.

Spiced Molasses Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting
Karla Conrad

Spiced Molasses Cupcakes with Marshmallow-Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes are a winner no matter what, but let's be real. This cream cheese frosting whipped with marshmallow creme is so good, you'll want to put it on everything that comes out of your oven.

Creamy Marshmallow Dip for Fruit
Scott Little

Creamy Marshmallow Dip

Strawberries, grapes, pineapple, raspberries, apples—dunk whatever fruit you have on hand into this creamy concoction. It's sure to be a hit, for a snack or dessert.

Coffee-Mallow Torte
Andy Lyons

Coffee-Mallow Torte

Java lovers, rejoice! This dessert combines the tempting flavors of coffee, chocolate, and caramel for a delightful end to any meal. Marshmallow creme makes the middle layer extra fluffy.

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