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Trimmed Christmas Trees

15 Servings

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TrimmedChristmasTrees

Trimmed Christmas Trees

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 45g butter or margarine
  • 300g (about 40) marshmallows
  • 200g miniature marshmallows
  • 180g Rice Krispies®
  • Assorted sweets/dried fruit/nuts
  • Icing
  • 140g butter, softened
  • 280g icing sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • a few drops food colouring
TrimmedChristmasTrees

 

DIRECTIONS

1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool slightly. Using biscuit cutters coated with cooking spray cut into Christmas trees. Decorate with icing and/or sweets/dried fruit/nuts.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary. To make icing: Beat the butter in a large bowl until soft. Add half the icing sugar and beat until smooth. Then add the remaining icing sugar with one tablespoon of the milk. Beat until creamy then add the food colouring and mix well. Add extra icing sugar to thicken or a little extra milk to make more runny if necessary.