A Christmas cookie classic gets refreshed with a new shape and the gingery flavor of cookie butter.
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup cookie butter or spread
4 cups mini marshmallows
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups crispy rice cereal
White chocolate, melted
Multi-colored nonpareils, as desired
Yellow star sprinkles, as desired
Combine butter, cookie butter and marshmallows in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Remove from heat. Add vanilla; stir until well mixed. Stir in cereal until well coated. Let mixture cool 5 minutes.
Place parchment or waxed paper onto counter.
Shape about 1/4 cup cereal mixture, with buttered hands, into cone shape. Place onto prepared parchment or waxed paper. Repeat with remaining mixture.
Drizzle trees with melted chocolate; sprinkle with nonpareils, as desired. Top with star sprinkle, as desired.
- Cookie butter or spread is a European treat made from spice cookies. It can be spread onto toast, bagels, pancakes or waffles or used as a dip for fruit, pretzels, etc. Look for it by the peanut butter in your grocery store.
- Use skewers to hold tree while drizzling with white chocolate and decorating.
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