Sunday, December 9, 2012

Cheerios Christmas Trees

When I was a little girl, I remember my Mom making these super cute Cheerios Christmas Tree treats for me to take into school and share with my class. Now I am the Mom and I knew these would be a big hit in my son's Kindergarten class this holiday season.



Cheerios Christmas Trees

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of Cheerios (can use regular or honey nut)
  • 4 1/2 Cups Mini Marshmallows
  • 6 T Salted Butter
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Gumdrops
  • Cooking Oil Spray


Directions:
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring constantly, until fully melted and smooth.
  • Add green food coloring until desired shade is reached.
  • Place Cheerios cereal in a bowl and add the marshmallow mixture, stirring until all the cereal is thoroughly coated.
  • Place a sheet of parchment or wax paper on a cookie sheet.
  • Spray your hands with the cooking oil and take a handful of the Cheerios mixture and form into a Christmas tree shape. Be sure to press it firmly together so the tree doesn't collapse.
  • When you are finished forming each tree, set it on the cookie sheet.
  • Once all of your trees are formed, slice your gumdrops and just stick the little circles on the trees as ornaments.
  • Place the trees in the refrigerator to set for about an hour, then take them out and cover them up until they are ready to be served!
Enjoy!

-Blythe
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14 comments:

  1. These look like heaps of fun. Found yu at craftomaniac, I love this idea for the class party

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  2. these are so fun! my kids would eat these right up!

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  3. Oh my goodness! These are great, I know my kid would love them :)

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  4. this is a perfect class treat!

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  5. These are adorable! My son isn't quite old enough to help with these yet, but maybe next year!

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  7. These are so CUTE!!! Kids would have so much fun decorating them!

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  9. so cute!! thank you so much for linking up to our party!

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  11. Awww! Those are so much fun. Love em.

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  12. My kids would go nuts for these!

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