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Secret Santa Trees

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Secret Santa Trees
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8
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A creative and edible party favor for each guest, these cookie trees that reveal a hidden Santa chocolate will be the talk of the holidays.
Updated Oct 10, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 container (12 oz) fluffy white or vanilla whipped ready-to-spread frosting
  • 16 small foil-wrapped milk chocolate Santa candies
  • 8 fudge-striped cookies
  • 8 sugar-style ice cream cones with pointed ends
  • 2 to 3 drops green food color
  • Sugar sequins, sugar crystals or assorted decors

Steps

  • 1
    For each tree, place small amount of frosting between backs of 2 wrapped Santa candies; attach to bottom of cookie with small amount of frosting.
  • 2
    Spread rim of cone with small amount of vanilla frosting. Attach over Santa to 1 cookie, chocolate side to cone. Stand upright on tray. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir food color into remaining frosting; frost each tree with 3 tablespoons green frosting. Decorate with sugar sequins, crystals or decors as desired. For frosting to be firm to touch, prepare the day before serving.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Attach Santas on bottom of fudge-striped cookie with a small amount of frosting. Spread rim of cone with frosting to attach to cookie.

Nutrition Information

400 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 54g Total Carbohydrate, 42g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Treat
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
110mg
4%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
42g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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