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Cookie Butter Christmas Trees

Cookie Butter Christmas Trees

A Christmas cookie classic gets refreshed with a new shape and the gingery flavor of cookie butter.

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1 hr 15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time


1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup cookie butter or spread

4 cups mini marshmallows

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 cups crispy rice cereal


White chocolate, melted

Multi-colored nonpareils, as desired

Yellow star sprinkles, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    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.

  2. STEP 2

    Place parchment or waxed paper onto counter.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape about 1/4 cup cereal mixture, with buttered hands, into cone shape. Place onto prepared parchment or waxed paper. Repeat with remaining mixture.

  4. STEP 4

    Drizzle trees with melted chocolate; sprinkle with nonpareils, as desired. Top with star sprinkle, as desired.

Tip #1

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.

Tip #2

Use skewers to hold tree while drizzling with white chocolate and decorating.

Nutrition (1 serving)

120 Calories
5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
75 Sodium (mg)
20 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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