Christmas Cornflake Wreaths

Christmas Cornflake Wreaths

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  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving:

Christmas Cornflake Wreaths aren't dyed green but instead are studded with raisins, almonds and tart cherries.

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups cornflakes
  • 1 cup minature marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup dried tart red cherries
  • 1 pound vanilla flavored candy coating, cut up
  • purchased frosting, optional for decorating

Directions

  1. Line a large cookie sheet with waxed paper; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine cornflakes, marshmallows, nuts, raisins and cherries.
  3. In a heavy medium saucepan melt candy coating over low heat, stirring often. Pour melted candy coating over cereal mixture. Stir gently until well coated.
  4. Drop mixture by 1/4 cup measure onto the prepared cookie sheet. Flatten mixture slightly to form circles about 2 inches wide. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, make a 3/4 inch hole in the center of each cookie, spreading the cookies to about 3 inches in diameter. When cool, decorate with frosting, if desired. Store in airtight container separated with wax paper between layers.

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