food

Cookies for Santa

Leave Santa wanting more with a variety of incredible Christmas cookies.

food

Cookies for Santa

Leave Santa wanting more with a variety of incredible Christmas cookies.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • Green food coloring
  • 3 cups cornflakes cereal
  • Handful of mini M&M's or Red Hots
  • Sprinkles (optional)

Steps

  1. Prepare a cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or greased wax paper.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter and marshmallows and dye with desired amount of food coloring. Toss in cornflakes, stirring to coat.
  3. Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray, and form wreaths. Top with red M&M's 'holly' and sprinkles.

Ingredients

  • Gingersnap cookies or sugar cookies
  • Marshmallow fluff
  • Orange Starbursts
  • Festive mini M&M's
  • Brown and black icing

Steps

  1. In a microwave, heat marshmallow fluff in 30-second intervals until warm and pliable. Pop in a pastry bag or Ziploc and pipe mounds of fluff on top of the cookies to form the 'melted snowmen'.
  2. Add two black dots for the coal eyes, two twig arms with brown, and pop on your buttons.
  3. Using scissors, cut a small carrot nose out of a Starburst.

Ingredients

  • 1 roll sugar cookie dough
  • 2 packs of your favorite hot cocoa
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Mini candy canes
  • Mini marshmallows

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare a mini cupcake pan.
  2. Mix together cookie dough and hot cocoa packets. Scoop 1-inch balls and press into mini cupcake pan. Bake for 15 minutes, pressing down with a small shot glass or round end of a wooden spoon. Bake for another 10 minutes.
  3. Melt chocolate chips and heavy cream and pour into cooled cookie cups. Top with mini marshmallows, crushed peppermint sticks, and break mini candy canes to form straws.