Food & Drink

Mallo Nut Treats

Holiday scents for many include the sweet smell of cookies baking in the oven. Bellingham Herald readers share these recipes and the family memories that go along with them.


Lynn Reamer of Bellingham shares this recipe. She says you can also chop up a candy cane and add if desired or use chocolate bark and add walnuts and/or raisins.


8 squares vanilla almond bark

11/2 cups blanched peanuts

11/2 cups white or colored mini-marshmallows

6 tablespoons peanut butter


Line two cookie sheets with wax paper.

Melt almond bark in microwave.

Stir in peanut butter and nuts.

Allow to cool for 5 minutes.

Add marshmallows, stir just enough to mix.

Drop by teaspoons on wax paper and cool.

Makes 5 dozen.