Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Decorations you can eat ... Kids love to make 'em and eat 'em

  • 6 cup Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 10.5 oz Marshmallows
  • Green Food Coloring
  • 12 Miniature Reese's Cups
  • ⅓ cup M&M Minis
  • 12 Candy Stars
  • 3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 3 tbsp Corn Syrup


    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 Krispies cereal and stir until cereal is well coated.
    8. Allow to set about 4 minutes.
    9. Butter 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 Krispie trees.
    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. Pipe icing on it and place tree on top.
    18. Allow to set before serving.

    I used a group of them for a centerpiece with little elves and reindeer and a couple of candles and noticed half an hour later that two trees were missing. I rate that as an unqualified success. Enjoy.

    Borrowed the recipe from:


    1. I bet the cubs will love these .

      Go to WAG
      Love PIC

    2. They are pretty and you don't have to pack them just eat them. Our kids loved to make Christmas treats and crafts.
      See ya later PIC


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