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!

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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