Fruity Fun Christmas Tree Cookies

What an easy way to create holiday cookie trees; kids will love decorating with the fruit snacks.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 18

Ingredients

1
pouch (17.5 oz) sugar cookie mix
1/3
cup butter, softened
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1
egg
18
Blazin' Blue/Green Betty Crocker® Fruit Roll-Ups® chewy fruit flavored snacks from the Blastin' Berry Hot Colors® pack or Fruit Fusion™ variety pack
1
container whipped fluffy white frosting, tinted green, if desired
1
box Betty Crocker® Fruit Gushers® tropical flavors fruit flavored snacks
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix cookie mix, butter, flour and egg until soft dough forms. On lightly floured surface, roll dough 1/4 inch thick.
  • 2 Using 5-inch Christmas tree cookie cutter, cut dough. (Reroll dough after cutting cookies to make 18 trees.) Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes (8 to 10 minutes for large cookies) or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, unroll and remove paper from Betty Crocker Fruit Roll-Ups. Cut in half, separating blue and green. Using same cookie cutter, cut 5-inch tree shapes (if using larger cookie cutter, put two green halves together before cutting out tree shape. Place over warm cookies. Cut additional fruit snacks with kitchen scissors to use as garland, stars or ornaments. Frost with frosting as desired. Decorate with Betty Crocker Fruit Gushers to look like ornaments on trees.
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