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Holiday Wreath

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


10-12 servings

My mom gave me this recipe. I look forward to crafting and sharing the wreath every Christmas. It's crisp and chewy, and a real eye-catcher on the table.


  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 20 to 22 drops green food coloring
  • 3-1/2 cups cornflakes
  • Red-hot candies
  • Red shoestring licorice and one red Dot candy, optional


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine marshmallows, butter, vanilla and food coloring; cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Remove from the hat; add cornflakes and mix well. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased foil, forming a 9-in. wreath. Decorate with red-hots. If desired, form a bow with licorice and place on wreath; add Dot on top of bow.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 156 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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