The crunchy, wheaty, sticky sweetness of these wreaths is quite delicious when freshly made. Air-dried, they make adorable tree ornaments.
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Spray a medium saucepan with nonstick vegetable shortening or lightly grease it.
Melt the butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows and melt them over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (about 6 minutes). Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the food coloring and vanilla extract until well blended. Stir in the cornflakes to coat them well. Keep the mixture warm by placing the saucepan in a large pot or skillet filled with
Working quickly so the mixture does not harden, use the
When wreaths dry, they may be strung with nylon string or gold ribbons as tree ornaments.
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