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[Cookie Elf File] 12 Days of Christmas Cookies #11: Christmas Wreath Cookie Recipe
December 23, 2016
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Jump in to our 12 Days of Simple Christmas Cookie Recipes with Day 11 and a fun, no-bake cookie recipe that you can make with less mess.

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies

Feature, Day 11: Christmas Wreath Cookie Recipe: Easy No-Bake Cookie Recipe

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Christmas Wreath Cookie Recipe: Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe – this favorite has been around for decades! It’s a take-off on Rice Krispie Treats, but corn flakes replace the crispy rice cereal. And they're no-bake cookies!

For years I shied away from making these adorable little wreaths – “Too messy,” I said to excuse myself. My fingers struggled to get wayward cornflakes to shape into small little circles. That is until I discovered some mess-saving tips. The key was to find a way to give the wreaths a hole in the center without having all the gooey cornflake mixture stick to your fingers.

The answer: water on your fingertips as you handle the mixture and using the rounded end of a spoon to poke a hole in the center of preformed balls to make the wreaths (see Cookie Baking Tip below.)

Prep time: 15-20 minutes
Setting time: 20-30 minutes, divided
Makes about 2 dozen cookies

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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