REESE'S Trees

Details

Time
30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
6 trees

Making this dessert together is actually part of the fun! Stack REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups in White Creme to make a mini Christmas tree. Kids will love helping you build and decorate these special snacks.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cool Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3

    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Minis

  • 6

    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures

  • 12

    REESE'S White Creme Peanut Butter Cups

  • 6

    REESE'S White Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures

  • 6

    REESE'S White Peanut Butter Cups Minis

  • 6

    toothpicks

  • 1 cup

    powdered sugar

  • 2 Tbsps

    warm water

  • powdered sugar for snow (optional)

  • sprinkles or garnishes

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

plate
plate or tray
chef hat
sharp knife
measuring cup
measuring cups
bowl
bowl
food storage bag
food storage bag
1

Cut mini peanut butter cups in half; set aside. Remove wrappers from remaining wrapped peanut butter cups; set aside.

2

For each tree, place one miniature peanut butter cup with wide side down on plate or tray to form trunk. Stack two larger white peanut butter cups on this base with wide sides down. Add miniature white peanut butter cup with wide side down and top with mini white peanut butter cup with wide side down. Finish with mini peanut butter cup half positioned with cut side down. Place toothpick through all 6 peanut butter cups to hold in position.*

3

Combine 1 cup powdered sugar and water in small bowl, stirring until smooth, thick and flowable. Add additional powdered sugar or water if necessary. Place frosting in heavy-duty (freezer) food storage bag. Push frosting to one corner of bag; cut off very tip of bag corner. Drizzle frosting over edges of peanut butter cups. Add desired sprinkles or garnishes. Allow to dry. Dust with additional powdered sugar for snow-like effect, if desired. Makes 6 trees.

* Remove toothpick before eating.

Additional questions?