Christmas Wreath Cookies
These festive treats are shaped like Christmas wreaths and decorated with red candies, giving the appearance of holly berries. The kids will have fun helping to make and eat them!
1/2 cup butter
4 cups miniature marshmallows (40 large marshmallows)
1 teaspoon liquid green food coloring
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups corn flakes
Red hot candies or red candy-coated chocolates
- In 2-quart saucepan melt butter and marshmallows over medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Add and mix quickly the food coloring, almond and vanilla extracts, then corn flakes.
- Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls on buttered waxed paper or aluminum foil. Quickly with buttered fingers, shape into wreaths and decorate with 3 red hot candies each at the top of the "wreath".
- Cool completely. Store in sealed container in cool area.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.