The Story Behind The Toasted Marshmallow Old Fashioned

For s'more lovers stuck indoors, few cocktails beat a fireplace-ready smoky Old Fashioned flavored with toasted marshmallow. This recipe riffs on the classic Old Fashioned recipe with Scotch, adds toasted marshmallow syrup (recipe included), and a few dashes of aromatic bitters for balance. Extra credit if you toast a marshmallow for garnish.


  • 2 ounces Scotch
  • ¼ ounce toasted marshmallow syrup (see recipe below)
  • 3 dashes aromatic bitters


  1. Add Scotch, toasted marshmallow syrup, and aromatic bitters to a mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir, then strain into rocks glass with ice.
  3. Garnish with toasted marshmallow.

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Updated: 2019-12-30

Toasted Marshmallow Syrup Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 large toasted marshmallows

Toasted Marshmallow Syrup Directions

  1. Torch 6 marshmallows with kitchen torch.
  2. Add sugar, water, and marshmallows to pan.
  3. Simmer until sugar and marshmallows are dissolved.
  4. Remove from heat and strain.
The Toasted Marshmallow Old Fashioned Recipe