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Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Photo by: Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

Holiday Trees

These trees are the perfect project for kids to create during Christmas break. Let them choose their favorite candies for decorating.

Southern Living DECEMBER 2002

  • Yield: Makes 12 trees


  • Green food coloring paste
  • 8 (2-ounce) white chocolate bark coating squares, chopped and melted
  • 12 pointed ice-cream cones
  • Toppings: green and white sparkling sugars, holiday sprinkles, candy-coated chocolate pieces, gumdrops


Stir paste into melted coating until blended and desired color is achieved. Dip each cone into coating, and immediately sprinkle with green sugar. Press candies into coating, and press 1 gumdrop on the top of each cone. Dry on a wire rack. Pour white sparkling sugar in the bottom of a clear plastic cup, and add tree; place in a plastic bag, and tie with ribbon, if desired.


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