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FOOD FUN: Christmas Tree Brownies & Peanut Butter Cups

There are plenty of chocolate Christmas trees and tree-shaped holiday cookies.

But these two treats from Orange Glad Box, which is a box delivery service for gourmet sweets.
 
 
1. CHRISTMAS TREE BROWNIES

Ingredients

  • Brownie recipe or mix
  • Christmas tree cookie cutter
  • Mini candy canes
  • Green icing (soft frosting or hard royal icing
  • Candy tree decorations (small round candies, sprinkles, edible glitter, crushed red and white peppermints)
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    Preparation

    1. BAKE your favorite brownie recipe and cut out tree shapes with a cookie cutter.

    2. USE an ice pick to create an opening for thin candy canes. Break off the crook tops of the candy canes and insert the straight portion into the openings. You can crush the crooks and use them to decorate the “Christmas trees.”

    3. DECORATE the trees with a piped icing garland and “ornaments”: small round candies, confetti, round sprinkles or edible glitter.
     
     
    RECIPE: PEANUT BUTTER CHRISTMAS TREES

    This recipe was inspired by one from Delish.

    Ingredients Per Tree

  • 1 regular and 2 mini peanut butter cups
  • 1 Hershey’s kiss
  • Green icing (soft frosting or hard royal icing)
  • Candy tree decorations (sprinkles (photo #3), glitter)
  • Soft green or white icing
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    Preparation

    1. USE soft icing to adhere the peanut butter cups: small, regular, small. Affix the kiss on top.

    2. DECORATE the tree with a piped icing garland and “ornaments”: small round candies, confetti, round sprinkles or edible glitter.

      Christmas Tree Brownies
    [1] Brownie Christmas trees with candy cane trunks (photo courtesy Orange Glad | Facebook).

    Peanut Butter Cup Christmas Tree
    [2] Peanut butter cup Christmas tree (photo courtesy Delish).

    Christmas Sprinkles
    [2] Peanut butter cup Christmas tree (photo courtesy Delish).

     

      




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