I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Cornflake Wreaths Cookies

Yet another no bake cookie. Kids and adults love these. They are fun to make and look so festive.


CORNFLAKE WREATH COOKIES
(1 1/2 dozen)

Ingredients:
*1/2 cup butter
*30 large regular marshmallows (4 cups miniature)
*1 1/2 teaspoons green food coloring
*1 teaspoon vanilla extract
*1/2 teaspoon almond extract
*4 cups corn flakes
*4 tablespoons cinnamon red hot candies.

Directions:
~Melt butter over how heat in a large saucepan.
~Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
~Stir in flavorings.
~Remove from heat.
~Stir in food coloring.
~Quickly stir in corn flakes, until well coated.
~Spray a 1/4 cup measuring cup with cooking spray.
~Butter hands.
~Quickly scoop out 1/4 cup of cornflake mixture.
~Shape into wreaths and place on waxed paper.
~Place desired amount of cinnamon candy of wreaths.

variation:
-if you don't like the almond taste, substitute the 1/2 teaspoon almond extract for 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. (that would make 2 teaspoons total for vanilla extract)

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