Veggie Christmas Trees – Use a cookie cutter to cut tortillas into tree shapes. Spread with a thin layer of cream cheese. Slice cucumbers and lay on top of the cream cheese. Cut a star shape from sliced cheese and add to the top. Sprinkle diced peppers on top.
Rice Crispy Trees – Heat 3 Tbsp butter and 4 cups mini marshmallows in microwave on high for 3 minutes. Stir after 2 minutes. Remove a scoop of the mixture and add 1 cup Cocoa Krispies cereal. Add green food coloring and 5 cups rice cereal to the remaining marshmallow mixture. Stir until well coated. Using cooking spray or wax paper, press green cereal mixture into triangle cookie cutters. Add small squares of Cocoa Krispies mixture to the bottom of each triangle. Cool on wax paper. Decorate with icing and candy pieces.
Reindeer Peanut Butter Crackers – Spread circle crackers with peanut butter. Add two pretzels near the top for antlers. Add candy eyes and jelly beans for the eyes and nose.
M&M Christmas Tree Count – Use printable christmas tree mats to count out the correct number of M&M candy ornaments to fill each tree.
Christmas Crunch Popcorn – Pop 2 bags microwave popcorn. Remove any unpopped popcorn kernels. Toss in broken pretzels and M&Ms. Melt vanilla candy melts according to package. Pour half of melted candy over popcorn mixture. Stir and repeat with the second half. Pour mixture onto wax paper and add sprinkles.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Trees – Wash, dry, and cut off the top of each strawberry. Melt green candy melts according to the package. Dip strawberries in green candy melt. Sprinkle with white nonpareils and candy cane sprinkles. Add a star sprinkle at the top. Place on wax paper and allow candy to set.
Santa Strawberries – Wash, dry, and cut off the top of each strawberry. Slice strawberries again near the top. Fill a bag with cool whip. Place bigger part of strawberry on plate. Pipe cool whip on top. Squish the smaller pointy strawberry piece on top and add another small dollop of cool whip. Add nonpareils or sprinkles for eyes and nose.
Reindeer Brownies – Bake your favorite brownie recipe or use a boxed mix. Cut brownies into rectangles. Use a bit of icing to attach pretzels to the top for antlers. Use more icing to attach candy eyes and a jelly bean nose for the reindeer face.
Candy Cane Cookies – Make your favorite sugar cookie cutout recipe or use a bag mix. Split cookie dough in half and dye one half red. Roll a tablespoon of each color out into a “hot dog” like you would with playdough. Twist the colors together, shape into a cane, and bake according to recipe directions.
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