easy no bake christmas tree

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a recipe by
Patricia Kutchins
Lake Zurich, IL

Running out of time for your Christmas dessert ideas? Here is one that uses all store bought ingredients that will assemble in a snap!

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For easy no bake christmas tree

  • 1
    store bought styrofoam cone about 12 inches high
  • 1 box
    pointed toothpicks
  • 1 box
    store bought frozen cream puffs
  • 1 can
    vanilla cake frosting
  • 1
    tube ready made green cake frosting
  • 15
    red and green coated candies

How To Make easy no bake christmas tree

  • 1
    Use a flat tray or plate. Spread some frosting on the plate to hold the cone.
  • 2
    Place the cone in the center of the plate and adhere with frosting.
  • 3
    spread the cone with vanilla frosting to act as "cement" for the cream puffs.
  • 4
    Starting at the bottom of the cone, toothpick in a row of cream puffs. Put them close to each other.
  • 5
    Next add a row at a time of the cream puffs staggering them on each other all the way up the cone.
  • 6
    When the cone is filled up, pipe in the green frosting between the gaps in the puffs.
  • 7
    Take about 3 tablespoons of the vanilla frosting and warm it in the microwave about 15 seconds until it is runny.
  • 8
    Drizzle the vanilla frosting down the tree and let it hit randomly. Finally add the red candies as ornaments.
  • 9
    Put your favorite cookies down on the tray if you'd like to finish the plate.

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