Mom's Heavenly Hash (a No Bake Christmas Cookie)

Dee Stillwell


This is a very rich and delicious cookie that looks like stained glass when sliced. I remember making this with my Mom every Christmas as a girl. It was her favorite cookie because it was so easy to make. Writing this recipe has brought back alot of memories of a time we no longer have together. Mom has been gone for 6 yrs now, and I finally made these this year (2014) I now have a picture to share of this memory filled delicious cookie.This recipe is at least 75 yrs old and has been passed down thru our family.
I have to confess, my favorite way to eat them is frozen. Yum

RIP Mom 1/09/09


★★★★★ 1 vote

alot...or 4 -12" - 15" x 2" logs
45 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 small box
    graham crackers, crushed (3 sleeves)
  • 1 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 - 8oz pkg
    candied red cherries, cut in fourths
  • 1 - 8oz pkg
    candied green cherries, cut in fourths
  • 1 - 8oz pkg
    pitted dates, cut in fourths
  • 4 c
    marshmallows, mini
  • 2 c
    walnut pieces
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Mom's Heavenly Hash (a No Bake Christmas Cookie)


  1. Crush graham crackers very fine and set aside 1/3 of them. Put rest in a large bowl. Cut up fruit and add in. Add marshmallows and walnuts. Pour condensed milk over all and mix with large wooden spoon or your best utensils, your hands. (my moms preference) but your hands will be very messy when done. lol
    When all incorporated, Spread remaining crumbs on counter or bread board. Grab about 1/4 of the mixture and roll in graham cracker crumbs and form into a tightly packed log about 12 - 15 inches X 2 inches in diameter. Repeat with remaining dough.
  2. Place on foil covered cookie sheet and freeze for about 2 hrs. Sift powdered sugar over all surfaces. Wrap in wax paper or foil and store in fridge or freezer. Keeping chilled makes slicing easier. When ready to serve, slice into 1/3-1/2 inch slices. Enjoy!
  3. * This is a great make ahead cookie for the holidays because it can be stored in the freezer for several months.

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About Mom's Heavenly Hash (a No Bake Christmas Cookie)

Course/Dish: Cookies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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