Christmas Wreath Cookies



Original recipe makes 3 dozen

1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
cups miniature marshmallows
4 cups cornflakes cereal
1 teaspoon green food coloring
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 (2.25 ounce) package cinnamon red hot candies


  1. Microwave marshmallows and butter on High for 2 minutes. Stir, then microwave on High for 2 minutes more. Stir. (This can be done in a double boiler if one doesn’t have a microwave.)
  2. Add and mix quickly the coloring, extracts, then cornflakes. Drop by spoonfuls in clumps on greased wax paper and decorate with 3 red hots each.
  3. Once cool, transfer to lightly greased serving/storage tray with lightly greased fingers.