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Cathedral Window Cookies Recipe

Cathedral Window Cookies Recipe

From her kitchen in Meriden, Connecticut, Diane Sequist shares this treat that's bound to become a family favorite. "These cookies are great for bake sales and holidays," she writes. "Kids of all ages love the colorful mini marshmallows, chocolate and chopped nuts."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:54 servings


  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) pastel marshmallows
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed


  • 1. Place marshmallows and nuts if desired in a large bowl; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over medium-low heat. Pour over marshmallow mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Shape marshmallow mixture into a 12-in. roll; wrap in waxed paper. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Unwrap and cut into 3/8-in. slices; cut slices in half. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 63 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Reviews for Cathedral Window Cookies

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"My mother's friend used to make these and now I make them. They are so good!"

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2012

"I made these last night. The recipe is very easy. They look so pretty when they are sliced. I was a bit nervous about how they were going to taste. I worried needlessly because my son and husband absolutely loved them. They do taste very good. Be sure to chill the mixture sufficiently (I put it in the fridge overnight) or it will not hold its shape."

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2010

"My grandmother used to make these when I was small- now I must have these or its not Christmas!"

Reviewed Aug. 26, 2010

"When I tried to make it it fell apart. It tasted good, but did not hold together."

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