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Crispy Tree Treats

Yummy holiday-treat for the kids! Make these crispy candy trees using their favorite treats - marshmallows, rice cereal, gumdrops and candies. What’s more, it takes just 30 minutes!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
bag (10 oz) large marshmallows
1/4
teaspoon green food color
5
cups crisp rice cereal
16
small gumdrops, flattened
1/2
cup small gummi candies

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Steps

  • 1 In large saucepan, melt butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in food color. Add cereal and small gummi candies; stir until well coated.
  • 2 With buttered hands, shape 1/4 cup mixture at a time into 3-dimensional cones resembling trees. Cut out small star shapes from gumdrops with 1/2-inch canapé cutter. Press star onto top of each tree.
  • 1 In large saucepan, melt butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in food color. Add cereal and small gummi candies; stir until well coated.
  • 2 With buttered hands, shape 1/4 cup mixture at a time into 3-dimensional cones resembling trees. Cut out small star shapes from gumdrops with 1/2-inch canapé cutter. Press star onto top of each tree.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tree
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.