Cheerios Christmas Trees

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 18
YIELD: 18 trees
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • Pour the cereal into a 4-quart bowl and set aside.
  • Place the butter and marshmallows in a 3-quart saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is smooth.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat.
  • Stir in the food color until the mixture is evenly colored.
  • Pour the marshmallow mixture over the cereal and stir until the cereal is evenly coated.
  • Lightly spray your hands with cooking spray.
  • For each tree, shape about 1/4 cup of the cereal mixture into a Christmas tree shape on the cookie sheet.
  • Press the candies into the trees to decorate. If using gumdrops, slice into the size of ornaments.
  • Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  • Store the trees in a loosely covered container.
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