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Jolly Holly Cookies

Jolly Holly Cookies

Jolly Holly Cookies

These green cookies are sure to pop when you lay them out on the Christmas dessert table!

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Setting Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 36 cookies 1x
  • Category: Desserts


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon green food coloring, more if darker color desired
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups cornflakes
  • Red-hot cinnamon candies


  1. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the butter and marshmallows and heat over medium-low heat, stirring continuously until everything has melted.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the green food coloring and vanilla.
  4. Stir in the cornflakes.
  5. Using a cookie scoop, shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheets about 1 inch apart. Decorate with red-hot cinnamon candies.
  6. Let stand for 30 minutes until set. Serve.

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