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Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Making these Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees with my kids is fun and a holiday tradition to bake and decorate together. There are so many other candy options you can use for the ornaments on the tree to your liking. If you are looking for another Christmas Tree Holiday treat try my Meringue Christmas Trees. They are just as tasty. Enjoy!

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rice krispie treat christmas trees ingredients

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 cup Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 10.5 oz Marshmallows
  • Green Food Coloring
  • 12 Miniature Reese’s Cups
  • 1/3 cup M&M Minis
  • 12 Candy Stars
  • 3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 3 tbsp Corn Syrup

rice krispie treat christmas trees marshmallow

rice krispie treat christmas trees process

DIRECTIONS

  1. To help in forming the cone shape, I took the foam that comes in a waffle cone pack to protect the cones and cut it to make a form to help shape the trees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a medium to large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
  4. Add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  5. Add enough food coloring to make mixture dark green (it will lighten when cereal is added).
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add the Rice Crispies cereal and stir until cereal is well coated.
  8. Allow to set about 4 minutes.
  9. Butter a your hands and form mixture into cone shapes.
  10. Place cones onto prepared pan.
  11. Allow to cool and firm up for several hours.
  12. Mix powdered sugar, milk and corn syrup in a bowl until smooth.
  13. Transfer to piping bag or zippered bag to pipe onto cookies.
  14. Pipe like a garland around each tree.
  15. Space M&M minis like ornaments onto the garland.
  16. Pipe a dab of icing on top of tree to act as glue and attach star.
  17. Place a Reese’s upside down on pan.
  18. Pipe icing on it and place tree on top.
  19. Allow to set before serving.

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Ingredients

  • 6 cup Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 10.5 oz Marshmallows
  • Green Food Coloring
  • 12 Miniature Reese's Cups
  • 1/3 cup M&M Minis
  • 12 Candy Stars
  • 3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 3 tbsp Corn Syrup

Instructions

  • To help in forming the cone shape, I took the foam that comes in a waffle cone pack to protect the cones and cut it to make a form to help shape the trees.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium to large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
  • Add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  • Add enough food coloring to make mixture dark green (it will lighten when cereal is added).
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the Rice Crispies cereal and stir until cereal is well coated.
  • Allow to set about 4 minutes.
  • Butter a your hands and form mixture into cone shapes.
  • Place cones onto prepared pan.
  • Allow to cool and firm up for several hours.
  • Mix powdered sugar, milk and corn syrup in a bowl until smooth.
  • Transfer to piping bag or zippered bag to pipe onto cookies.
  • Pipe like a garland around each tree.
  • Space M&M minis like ornaments onto the garland.
  • Pipe a dab of icing on top of tree to act as glue and attach star.
  • Place a Reese's upside down on pan. Pipe icing on it and place tree on top.
  • Allow to set before serving.

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    1 Comment

    • Melting Snowman Cookies - Short Cut Saver
      December 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm

      […] Not only are these candy-coated cookies delicious, they are also fun to make. There is no rolling-pin required for these Melting Snowman Cookies since you will be using a cookie mix. If you are looking for more holiday themed treats check out the Santa Cupcakes and Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees. […]

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