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Mom’s Holiday Wreaths

My mom always used to make these growing up and they always made me excited for Christmas. This classic recipe is so easy and festive too!

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Equipment List


  • Large saucepan
  • 1/4 c measuring cup coated with cooking spray
  • Baking sheet with parchment paper

Ingredients


  • 5 1/3 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
  • 1 tsp. green food coloring
  • 6 c corn flakes or honey crunch corn flakes cereal
  • 2 oz Red Cinnamon Candies
    - for decorating
  • 8 oz prepared frosting
    - for decorating

Preparation Instructions


  • Prepare Ingredients
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  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper

Cooking Instructions


  • Heat ingredients
  • Add 5 1/3 Tbsp butter to pan
  • Stir ingredients
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  • Add 1 Package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows to pan
  • Stir ingredients
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  • Note: Stir until the butter and marshmallows are completely melted.
  • Stir ingredients
  • Remove from heat

Finishing Instructions


  • Stir in green food coloring to warm marshmallow mixture.
  • Add corn flakes cereal. Stir until well coated.
  • Using the 1/4 c measuring cup coated with cooking spray, scoop out the mixture and evenly portion warm cereal mixture. Using buttered fingers, quickly shape into individual wreaths and place on baking sheet.
  • Dot with cinnamon candies. Use prepared frosting to hold candies in place.
  • Store in airtight container.