Cornflake Christmas Wreaths
Recipe from Parents

The marshmallow mixture is tinted green to make these cereal snacks look like holiday wreaths.


Cornflake Christmas Wreaths

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Ingredients
  • 1  10 1/2 ounce bag 
    mini marshmallows
  • 1/4  cup 
    (1/2 stick) butter
  •  
    Green food coloring
  • 4 1/2  cups 
    cornflake cereal
  •  
    Jumbo red nonpareils
  •  
    Light corn syrup
  •  
    Red sour balls
Directions
1.
Line 2 baking sheets with nonstick foil or parchment paper. Lightly coat a 1/3-cup measure with nonstick spray.
2.
Stir marshmallows and butter in a large saucepan over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and tint with 5 or 6 drops of food coloring. Gently stir in cornflakes.
3.
Scoop 1/3 cupfuls of the mixture and drop into 6 piles on each baking sheet. Let cool 5 minutes. Spray fingers with nonstick cooking spray and shape each pile into a wreath, gently compressing the flakes together. Refrigerate until firm.
4.
Decorate wreaths with nonpareils or candy balls, attaching them with a dab of corn syrup.
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