Church Windows

My first Christmas away at college I went to a cookie exchange party, and received recipes for a wide range of cookies and treats sure to make the holiday sweet. One that I continue to make every year is Church Windows. Not only are they gorgeous, they are simple to make and always a huge hit at holiday gatherings. 
Church Windows
1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup salted butter
1 cup walnuts, chopped
1 bag (10-12 ounces) mini colored marshmallows
1 bag(14 ounces) shredded, sweetened coconut

1. Melt the chocolate chips and butter in a saucepan that has been placed in a pan of water over love heat (or use a double boiler). Stir until smooth and cool for about 1-2 minutes. Add the nuts and marshmallows and mix to coat.
2. Using wax paper, shape the mixture into three round logs. Roll each log in coconut and shape wrapping firmly in wax paper. Freeze over night. While frozen, slice each log into desired sizes and enjoy.


  1. how have i not heard of these??? showing these to my mama, the baker. i hope your holidays are wonderful and full of love!

  2. What a cool recipe! Happy holidays to you and your family! :)

  3. Such a fun recipe. I'll have to try it.

  4. Oh my goodness, how have I never heard of this?! It looks amazing!!! YUM!