We've been making these in my family for over 40 years, sans food coloring for throughout-the-year enjoyment! We use Frosted Flakes instead of cornflakes and because I used to pick them off and throw them away, red sugar instead of red hots. I don't really agree with the other reviewer that they taste like Rice Krispie Treats (never really liked those), but the recipe is similar of course. Lastly, you could easily use 5 cups of flakes, which I think tastes better (not so rich), but you won't get the pretty green coverage.
These are so good! My mom always used to make them when I was little and it was such a fun treat to have!
These were really good and tasted very similiar to rice crispy treats, but much prettier. I made these to add to my cookie plates that I hand out for Christmas. They were very pretty and helped add a festive look as well as great color. Thank you for posting.
These are very tasty. We've made them each Christmas in the last decade. You have to give enough time for them to set or they won't hold up while eating. Like previously mentioned, storing in an airtight container with waxpaper between works well.
My kids and I loved these and they made the Christmas cookie plate look wonderful. I had them stored in a sealed container with wax paper and they stored just fine for the small amount of time that they lasted.
Although these were easy to make, they did not hold up very well. At first I was very pleased with the results, but since I ended up throwing most of them out, I have to lower my raiting of these. Unless you are going to make these and eat them all the same day, or have time to play around with the recipe I would avoid this one for now.