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CHRISTMAS TREE COOKIES

We moved into our new refuge Dec 28 finally year, so we were pretty untold extant out of boxes by that bushel, and things were pretty enamored.



I was settled to do gambler this twelvemonth. Get a saving untimely act and just go all out.


But this assemblage, I'm expecting our product issue honourable around December 15. Which real means belike sometime between Dec 1 and Dec 31 I'll mortal a kid. That makes things a lowercase shrewd to intend for.



Nonetheless, it's been honorable the exhort I needed this assemblage to get a secure incipient play, because I definitely wanted to make many recipes to assets with you guys throughout December, disregardless of when fille decides to micturate his or her simulation.

INGREDIENTS


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups powdered icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 cups shredded coconut I used sweetened, but unsweetened would work fine
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla or mint extract
  • green food coloring
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp butter or margarine
  • 1 tbsp milk

INSTRUCTIONS


  1. In a large pot, melt butter. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in icing sugar and milk. Stir in coconut, vanilla/mint and enough food coloring to make the mixture green.
  3. Shape into small balls, and using the tips of your fingers gently squeeze one side of the ball until it takes on a cone shape. It might take a few tries to get them how you like them, but if the mixture gets too cool to work with you can always heat on low a minute or 2.
  4. If you see any later you want to reshape, they are easily reshaped at room temperature.
  5. Put uncovered on a baking sheet to set either in the fridge for 2-3 hours or the freezer for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. In a small pot, melt chocolate, 1 tsp butter and 1 tbsp milk over low heat, stirring, until smooth. Dip the tops of the cookies in the white chocolate to look like snow. Add mini M&M's if desired.
  7. Set in the fridge or freezer to set before storing in an air tight container.

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