Turn to this Christmas wreath cookie recipe for a cute sweet treat this holiday season!
Christmas Wreath Cookie Recipe
What do you like best about the holidays? The gifts? The atmosphere or holiday spirit? The time with family and friends? There’s a lot to love, that’s for sure! Personally, one of my favorite parts is the food. I love making food, sharing it with loved ones, and of course, eating it. One sweat treat that I really enjoy whipping up during the holiday season is this Cornflake Christmas wreath cookie recipe.
This Christmas wreath cookie recipe has a lot of pros. For starters, it’s pretty yummy. These Cornflake Christmas wreath cookies are sweet and sticky treats sort of like Rice Krispies treats. They’re also pretty darn adorable, don’t you think? 🙂
In addition to looking and tasting good, this Cornflake Christmas wreath cookies recipe is relatively inexpensive. With just 6 ingredients, all of which are pretty “common,” you know these Christmas wreath cookies won’t cost a fortune to make. In other words, there’s nothing exotic here that’ll have you running out to a pricey specialty store! This Christmas wreath cookie recipe is a great option when you’re baking on a budget. (And who isn’t on a budget during the holidays, right?)
Last (but not least!), this Cornflake Christmas wreath cookies recipe is easy. You don’t even have to turn on your oven! I’ll admit that this recipe can get a little messy since the treats are so darn sticky, but it really isn’t difficult. This Christmas wreath cookie recipe is one of my go-tos when the oven is spoken for (which happens frequently during the holidays) and I still need a dessert! By the way, this no bake Christmas trifle is my other go-to when I can’t use the oven!
Want to serve up a whole platter of Christmas treats? Pair these Christmas wreath cookies with some of these easy Christmas cookies!
10 oz bag mini marshmallows
1/2 cup butter (softened)
Green food coloring
2 and 1/2 cups Cornflakes
Extra butter or non-stick cooking spray
Red mini M&M’s
Red Pull and Peek Licorice
1. Add marshmallows and butter to a microwave safe bowl and heat for 1 to 2 minutes.
2. Add green food coloring to marshmallow mixture and mix well.
3. Add cornflakes and mix well.
4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
5. Coat your hands with butter or a butter non-stick cooking spray.
6. Using your hands, divide your Christmas wreath cookie recipe mixture into pieces slightly larger than a golf ball. Place each one on the lined baking sheet.
Note: This process is very sticky so make sure your hands are coated well!
7. Stick your finger into the center of each ball to form a wreath shape.
8. Pull apart licorice, form each piece into a bow, and place a bow on the bottom center of each wreath.
9. Add about three M&Ms to each Cornflake Christmas wreath cookie.
10. Let Christmas wreath cookies sit at room temperature for about an hour or transfer them to the fridge for about 30 minutes.
11. Enjoy the fruits of your Christmas wreath cookie recipe!
Note: While this particular Christmas wreath cookies recipe only calls for using a few red M&Ms per wreath, feel free to get a little more creative. For instance, you could simply use more M&Ms or you could use multiple colors (to make it look like Christmas lights). Oh, and speaking of Christmas lights, you should also add these Christmas light cupcakes and Christmas tree brownie bites to your holiday baking to-do list!
If your sweet tooth is begging for mercy and you’d like some non-dessert options for your menu check out: