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Crispy Tree Treats

Crispy Tree Treats
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 16
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!
Updated July 26, 2010

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

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Tree
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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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