Holly Cornflake Wreath

 Holly Cornflake Wreaths

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*8 cups Cornflakes

*1 pound bag Mini Marshmallows

*6 tablespoons Butter

*2 tablespoons Green Gelatin, Jolly Rancher Green Apple or Lime Gelatin

*Green Food Coloring, 1 teaspoon or more until desired color

*Red Cinnamon Candies

*Silpats or Parchment Paper

*6 White Candy Wafers, melted in the microwave for candy glue

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In a stock-pot on medium-low heat,  add the butter and melt then add marshmallows.

Stir the marshmallow mixture until almost melted and add the Gelatin and food coloring.

Stir again until color is incorporated and then fold in the cornflakes until the cornflakes are coated.

Spoon about 3/4 cup spoonful’s of the mixture onto Silpat or Baking Sheet.

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Form each scooped cornflake mixture into a wreath shape. Then add 3 red candies to each wreath with a dab of candy glue making a red candy holly cluster to each wreath.

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Allow wreaths to set and enjoy.

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Makes around 11 holly cornflake wreaths.

Enjoy!

Lindy

 

Mandarin Orange Cranberry Salad

Mandarin Orange Cranberry Salad

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Note: Cranberries need to marinade (in a bowl) the sugar and lemon juice 6-8 hours or overnight

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*1 (12 ounce) package Fresh Cranberries, rinsed, dried and chopped in the food processor
*1 1/4 cups Sugar
*Juice from 1/2 Lemon
*2 (8 ounce) containers Cool Whip, thawed in fridge
*1 (24 ounce) low-fat Cottage Cheese
*1 (6 ounce) package Raspberry or Cranberry or Orange Jell-O
*1 to 2 (11 ounce) cans Mandarin Oranges, drained

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Garnish with chopped cranberries and mandarin oranges if desired.

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After the cranberries have marinated, place cranberries in strainer and remove as much liquid from the cranberries as possible. Now place cranberries in the center of a layered piece of cheese cloth or strong paper towels and again squeeze out as much juice as possible.

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In a large bowl mix together the cool whip and Jell-o until incorporated. Then add the cottage cheese, chopped cranberries and mix together.

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Cover bowl with plastic wrap or airtight container and refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Enjoy!

Lindy