Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Holly Confection

Holly Confection

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From the kitchen of Dora Grimm

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
not specified
4 dozen
Dairy‑free, Kid friendly, Quick & easy


30 large marshmallows
1/2 cup margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons green food color
3 cups cornflakes (not crushed)


  1. Melt marshmallows and margarine in top of double boiler.

  2. Stir in coloring. Remove from heat and add cornflakes.

  3. Mix gently and quickly until completely coated.

  4. Drop from teaspoon onto waxed paper on buttered cookie sheets.

  5. Sprinkle lightly with red sugar.


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pump380 says:

I make this cookie every year and it's always a favorite among the crowds. Though I personally put some corn flakes aside and use red coloring on it to give it a more traditional feeling.

12/15/2016 7:23:23 PM

ldema4 says:

I have made this recipe every Christmas for quite a number of years. My kids love it and it never lasts long. Easy recipe to make and looks great.

12/8/2013 1:42:07 AM

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