Thursday, November 15, 2012

Wreath Cookies

Scripture to Live By:

Psalm 100
Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands!
Serve the Lord with gladness;
Come before His presence with singing.

Know that the Lord, He is God;
It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves;
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,
And into His courts with praise.
Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.

For the Lord is good;
His mercy is everlasting,
And His truth endures to all generations.

Thanksgiving is almost here.  I hope each of you will be spending it with loved ones and sharing things you are very thankful for.  I am so very thankful for my family and friends, even though I will not be spending Thanksgiving with them.

I am most thankful for my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who loved me and gave His life for me that I might have life eternal.  When I was a little girl I memorized Psalm 100 and it is still one of my favorite psalms.  I think it is an appropriate scripture to use around my table at the Thanksgiving meal. He is worthy of our praise and gratitude this Thanksgiving.

Recipe Post:

This recipe of Wreath Cookies is enjoyed by everyone in our family, but my oldest granddaughter looks forward to them the most.  So here is to you Beth.  

Here is what you will need to make these cookies.
Printable Recipe
3 cups of marshmallows
1/4 cup of margarine
1 teaspoon of vanilla
4 cups of corn flakes
Green food coloring
Red hearts candies
Pull to Peel Twizzlers Candy
Measure out 4 cups of cornflakes and set aside

Spread out a piece of wax paper about 24 inches long.

Take 2 pieces of Twizzler pull apart licorice and pull into strands to make your bows out of.  
Set aside.  

Put the first two ingredients in a microwaveable dish and cook in microwave for two minutes.

  Remove from microwave oven and stir well.  Put back in the microwave oven and cook one minute longer.

Remove from microwave oven and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla and 1 teaspoon of green food coloring, mix well..

Pour over the cornflakes and stir until cornflakes are thoroughly coated.Shape into balls and put on wax paper.  Shape on wax paper into a wreath. Putting a hole in the center.
     Should make 12 wreaths.

Add red candy hearts as seen below.  

Make your  twizzler strings into bows as seen below.

Make two loops.  Tie into a bow by wrapping one loop around the other and coming through the hole with that loop.  Adjust the bow to look just right.

  Add the bow to the top of the wreath.  Trim ends of the bow if needed.

Now you are ready to serve your Wreath cookies.

Serve by the plate or single serving.

Christmas is my favorite time of the year.  I love to decorate, cook, bake, make and give gifts, listen to Christmas music.  I love a fire in the fire place and spending time with friends and family.  
What a special time of the year.  
Rejoicing in the one who made it possible.


Parties I Link Up To:
w-t-fab - Sunday


  1. Thank you!!!! Come visit and I will make you some. Blessings to you, Jo-Ann

  2. I haven't seen anything like this. What a clever idea! Going on my pin wall now. I hope you will share these at my holiday cookie exchange:

    1. Thank you so much for your comment. I am glad you are pinning them. I did share these at your holiday cookie exchange. Thank you for inviting me to do so. Blessings, Jo-Ann

  3. How fun, these are so cute for the holidays! Saw you link up on a bunch of link parties. Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop and added it to your list! Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!

    1. I did go to your blog and did try to follow you as a GFC follower, but it did do like others that I have become follower to. So I am not sure it worked. Thank you for viewing my blog. Blessing, Jo-Ann

  4. I remember having these when I was little. I love all the details on your version of them.

    I would love for you to link this up to the Holiday Hop of Goodies on my site.

  5. Thank you so much for viewing my post and for your comment, so encouraging. I did go to your Holiday Hop of goodies and linked to it. Thank you for the invitation. Blessings, Jo-Ann

  6. Great idea! They look really nice! Liz

    1. Thank you Liz, so appreciate you taking the time to comment on my Wreath Cookies. So encouraging. Blessings, Jo-Ann

  7. mmm. They look so cute. I am definately going to be trying to make these this christmas.

    1. Thank you so much for your comment so encouraging. Blessings, Jo-Ann

  8. My husband's family taught me this recipe, but we have never done the bow. That's a cute finishing touch. I love these and had thought about blogging a tutorial on them, but now I won't have to if you'll link this awesome recipe to our Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap, which is going on for a month:

    1. Thank you so much for sharing about your family making this cookie. I did go to your ling party for Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap. Blessing to you and thank you for inviting me. Jo-Ann

  9. So cute!! How fun for the holidays! Thanks so much for sharing on our Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap, I hope to see you again ; )

    1. You are so welcome. Thank you for the invitation. Blessings Stephanie

  10. So cute and festive! Thanks for sharing! I am a new follower after finding you through a linky party. I hope that you will stop by my site if you get a chance.

    1. Thank you so much for your comment Chrissy and also for becoming a follower. I so appreciate it. I did visit your blog and I am your new follower. Blessings to you, Jo-Ann

  11. Pinned these! I haven't had them since I was a kid! Thanks for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

    1. Thank you Jamie for pinning them. I am glad that I could make them and they would bring back some memories of childhood. I really like them. Blessings to you, Jo-Ann

  12. O my goodness! My Grandmother use to make these and I could never find the recipe! Thanks so much for sharing! Can't wait to make them! :) Thanks also for linking up to our Countdown to Christmas link party! :)

    1. Dixie n Dottie, I am so glad you have a memory of them from your grandmother. Hope you can make and enjoy them and think of her. Blessings to you today, Jo-Ann



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