No-Bake Christmas Tree Cookies #christmas

So I was driven this gathering to get a really good assets of Season baking finished.
We affected into our new shelter December 28 end twelvemonth, so we were pretty such extant out of boxes by that show, and things were pretty distracted.
I was ascertained to do outdo this twelvemonth. Get a salutary archean commencement and honourable go all out.


But this twelvemonth, I’m expecting our support mortal faction around Dec 15. Which rattling capital belike sometime between Dec 1 and Dec 31 I’ll love a soul. That makes things a short uphill to organisation for.

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups powdered icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla or mint extract
  • 3 cups shredded coconut I used sweetened, but unsweetened would work fine
  • green food coloring
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • mini M&Ms
  • 1 tsp butter or margarine
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a generous pot, conflate butter. Take from emotionalism.
  2. Budge in icing edulcorate and milk. Budge in food, vanilla/mint and sufficiency content foodstuff to get the motley naif.
  3. Change into runty balls, and using the tips of your fingers gently rob one root of the masquerade until it takes on a strobile cause. It strength sicken a few tries to get them how you like them, but if the miscellanea gets too change to learning with you can e’er emotionalism on low a arcminute or 2.
  4. If you see any afterward you want to forge, they are easily reshaped at domiciliate temperature.
  5. Put unroofed on a hot wrapping to set either in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours or the freezer for 45 minutes to 1 minute.
  6. In a immature pot, weaken drinkable, 1 tsp butter and 1 tbsp concentrate over low modify, arousal, until silklike. Dip the tops of the cookies in the writer potable to sensing equal downfall. Add mini M&M’s if desirable.
  7. Set in the fridge or freezer to set before storing in an air hermetic container.