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Cornflake Wreaths

The green cornflake wreaths will put everyone in the holiday spirit! The easy wreath cookies recipe is just 5 ingredients (with marshmallows) & no baking required. Easy to make & perfect for homemade gifts.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas cookies, holiday treats, no bake cookies
Servings: 16 wreaths
Calories: 209kcal
Author: Lori @ A Reinvented Mom


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 50 large marshmallows
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon green food coloring
  • 4 ½ cups corn flakes cereal
  • ¼ cup red cinnamon candies or mini red M&M’s


  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper, wax paper or a silicone mat.
  • Measure corn flakes, add to a large bowl and set aside.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add marshmallows & stir until completely melted & smooth.
  • Remove from heat and add food coloring. Mix well.
  • Add marshmallow mixture to corn flakes & gently stir until evenly coated.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls or ¼ cup measuring cup onto the prepared baking sheet and gently form into wreath shapes.
  • Add decorative candies while mixture is still warm.
  • Allow to cool on the counter top until set, about 1 hour.
  • Store on parchment paper, in an airtight container, up to 5 days.


  • Grease clean hands with butter or non-stick cooking spray before shaping wreaths.
  • The easiest way to shape the cookies is to poke a hole in the center of mixture & then rotate the dough to form a wreath shape
  • Adapt for other holidays & occasions by changing the color, shape & decorations.


Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 2mg