Snowcapped Peanut Butter Trees

Enjoy these tree shaped peanut butter cookies – a perfect Christmas dessert made using Pillsbury® refrigerated peanut butter cookies.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
cup chopped chocolate covered peanut butter cup candies
1/2
cup fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting (from 12-oz container)
1/2
teaspoon green paste food color
1
tablespoon small white candy sprinkles
1
tablespoon white snowflake sprinkles

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Knead in flour until well blended. Stir in peanut butter cup candies.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 4-inch Christmas tree-shaped cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheets, place cutouts 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4 Spread thin layer of chocolate frosting on each cookie. In small bowl, mix white frosting and food color. Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with small plain tip. Pipe green frosting onto cookies. Add white candy sprinkles to look like snow on branches. Decorate with snowflake sprinkles. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container at room temperature.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Knead in flour until well blended. Stir in peanut butter cup candies.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 4-inch Christmas tree-shaped cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheets, place cutouts 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4 Spread thin layer of chocolate frosting on each cookie. In small bowl, mix white frosting and food color. Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with small plain tip. Pipe green frosting onto cookies. Add white candy sprinkles to look like snow on branches. Decorate with snowflake sprinkles. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.