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Staff Favorites: Best Holiday Cookie Recipes


Here at FamilyEducation, we know cookies are a must during the holidays. That's why our staff hand-picked and handmade our favorite holiday cookie recipes. Whether it's an old standby or a tasty new treat, you are sure to find a favorite cookie in our scrumptious selection. Find more cookie recipes in our Holiday Cookie Book Printable.

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Holly Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen cookies

  • 1 (16 ounce) package large marshmallows
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoons green food coloring
  • 4 ½ cups cornflakes cereal
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) package cinnamon red hot candies
  • In a saucepan over low heat, melt together the marshmallows, butter, vanilla, and food coloring. Mix in the cornflakes cereal.
  • Drop by spoonfuls on wax paper, and decorate with red hots. Set aside, and allow to cool.

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