Cathedral Window Cookies

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 5 mins

Received this recipe from my mom a long time ago. She knows my passion for chocolate. It's chocolate, nuts and coconut at its best.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt margarine and chocolate chips, combining well; cool slightly. Add nuts and marshmallows; mix well.
  2. On a piece of waxed paper, place some of the coconut.
  3. Shape 1/3 of chocolate mixture into log about 2-inches in diameter; roll in coconut to coat.
  4. Wrap in waxed paper.
  5. Repeat with remaining 2/3s for a total of 3 logs.
  6. Chill overnight or place in ziploc bag and freeze.
  7. When ready to use, slice about 1/2-inch thick.


Most Helpful

This recipe gets high marks for lots of reasons. It was super-easy to make. It stores well. It is very delicious. It brings back terrific childhood memories. The only changes I made were to use only 1/2 cup butter, and I used more coconut, and I tinted the coconut as well. These are oh-so-good!

Boxerwing December 28, 2003

My mom used to make these at Christmas time, and I'd forgotten all about them!! While searching for some Christmas cookie recipes, I found this and just had to make them. These are just so easy and make a nice, colourful addition to the Christmas cookie platter! I've already cut the ends of the three logs, just to try them ! Sure brought back memories. Thanks IB for sharing this recipe. These will become one of my Christmas goodies from now on !!

BrendaM December 21, 2003

Your recipe is way off! I have made this "candy" for over 30 years and all loved it. Use only 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter. I get the colored mini marshmallows, to get a stained glass effect when cutting the logs. I add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of mint or peppermint extract. I cut the logs into 1/4" slices. It works very, very well this way!

ldybugg6 December 21, 2007

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