Here are three simple holiday treats that I wanted to pass on to our readers. Merry Christmas and  Enjoy!

Cheerio Treats

Vegetable cooking spray
3 tablespoons Butter
16 oz Bag marshmallows
1/2 cup
Peanut butter
5 cups Cheerios (Generic is

(optional- M&M’s or peanuts added to mixture)


Melt butter over medium heat.

Stir in marshmallows heat until melted, then stir in peanut butter. Remove
from heat.

Fold in Cheerios until coated.

Fold in optional M&M’s or Peanuts)

Drop spoonfuls onto oiled waxed paper and cool.

               Rollo Pretzel Turtles

  • 50 small pretzel twists or squares
  • 50 pieces rollo candy
  • 50 pieces whole pecans or walnuts (your choice)
  • Place pretzel pieces on a baking sheet.
  • Top with one Rollo candy.
  • Place in a warm oven (250 degrees) to just let the candy melt on top of the pretzel to hold it in place.
  • Remove from oven and place a nut on top.
  • Let cool and harden.

Ranch Cheese Ball
1 soft package of cream cheese
1 package of dry thousand island ranch mix
1 tablespoon of real mayo
crushed pecans
vegetable crackers
Mix cream cheese, mayo, and the dry ranch mix until blended
roll into a ball or log
place crushed pecans on syran wrap and roll ball until fully coated in pecans.
Serve with Ritz Vegetable crackers