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Christmas Tree Krispie Treats

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 trees 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American


Get into the holiday spirit with these festive Christmas Tree Krispie Treats. Decorating the Christmas tree was never this fun! These sweet little Chritstmas trees are a quick and easy dessert you can make with your kids!


  • 6 cup Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 3 Tablespoon Butter
  • 10.5 oz Marshmallows
  • Green Food Coloring
  • 12 Miniature Reese’s Cups
  • 12 Peppermint Candy
  • 3 oz white chocolate
  • Edible pearls, sprinkles, candies for decoration


  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the foam that comes in a waffle cone pack to protect the cones, it will make much easier to shape the trees.
  3. In a large saucepan melt the butter over low heat, then add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  4. Stir in green food coloring to make mixture dark green.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in Rice Krispies cereal (stir well until all cereal is well coated).
  6. Grease your hands and form mixture into cone shapes, place trees onto prepared pan and set aside for several hours to firm up well.
  7. Melt white chocolate and transfer to piping bag or zip-lock bag to pipe onto trees.
  8. Pipe melted white chocolate like a garland around each tree.
  9. Place edible pearls, star candies (you can use mini M&M candies, or whatever you have on hand) like ornaments onto the tree using a dots of chocolate as a glue.
  10. Pipe chocolate on top of tree to attach peppermint candy.
  11. Place a Reese’s upside down on pan and pipe chocolate on it and place tree on top.
  12. Allow to set before serving.