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Holly Cookies

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Corn flakes coated with green-tinted marshmallow make a festive and convincing bouquet of holiday holly.

Makes about 12

1/2 cup butter
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp green food color
4 cups corn flakes
red hot candies

Melt butter, add marshmallows, stirring until all marshmallows are melted. Add extracts and food coloring; stir until it is a uniform green color. When mixture is smooth, add corn flakes; mix well but gently so as not to crush the cornflakes. Form into 3" mounds on sheets of waxed paper, decorate with red cinnamon candies and silver dragées. Let cool.

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Reviews of Holly Cookies:

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  A cookie baker in Canada  Nov 15, 2014
Would make this again.
Fun, tasty cookies, but turned everyone's mouth green. Lol 4 stars

  Ethan in Iowa  Dec 21, 2013
Would make this again.
Not sure my measures were accurate. But they are yummy. 4 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 16, 2013
Would make this again.
I make these almost every year, but have never done it with the extracts in them. May have to try it this year. Also since there are lots of little kids in the family I've opted to use skittles instead of the cinnamon candy, plus it gives a little bit of color to it. 4 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 14, 2013
Would make this again.
Gorgeous!!! I love these so much. A great hit at my Christmas party! 5 stars

  Lisa in KY  Dec 8, 2013
Would make this again.
FABULOUS and so easy! Big hit at the office cookie exchange. 5 stars

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