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3 Holly Cookies on a stack of small white Christmas plates with more cookies in the background.
Holly Cookies
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

These festive, no-bake Holly Cookies, are an easy addition to your holiday dessert platter, or Christmas cookie tray.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Gluten free
Yield: 18 cookies
Calories: 102 kcal
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 30 large marshmallows
  • green food color
  • 3 1/2 cups corn flakes
  • red candies for decorating
  1. Line cookie sheets or countertop with parchment paper or foil.

  2. In a double boiler, over medium heat, melt butter and marshmallows. Stir with a wooden spoon until completely melted and smooth. Reduce heat to low.

  3. Add a few drops of green food color to the marshmallow mixture and stir to combine. Add additional food color to achieve the desired color.

  4. Pour corn flakes into the marshmallow mixture and stir until completely coated.

  5. Use a large tablespoon to drop the mixture in mounds onto the parchment paper or foil. Immediately add 3 red candies to the center of each cookie before they cool and become set.

  6. Allow the holly cookies to cool and set up before serving or storing.

Nutrition Facts
Holly Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 50mg2%
Potassium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.