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Rice Krispies Christmas Trees

1 (10 oz) bag mini marshmallows – $1.07
3 Tbsp butter – $0.16
Green and yellow food coloring
6 cups Rice Krispies cereal – $1.25
2 containers mini M&M’s – $1.36
18 miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups – $1

Directions:

1. Combine marshmallows and butter in a large glass bowl and microwave until melted, about 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Tint mixture with bright green food coloring. Use green and yellow to achieve a brighter color.

2. Add cereal and stir until well coated. Let cool about 5 minutes.

3. With greased hands, shape about 1/3 cup of the mixture into a small cone, pressing firmly. Decorate cone with M&M’s. Repeat with remaining cereal and M&M’s. Top each cone with a yellow candy and place on top of a peanut butter cup.

Serves: 15

Total Cost: $4.84

Quick & Easy Rice Krispies Christmas Trees