Easy Christmas Tree Scotcheroos

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Just a few simple changes transforms your favorite Scotcheroo recipe into a holiday treat.

16 trees
1 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 teaspoon green food coloring
6 cups crispy rice cereal
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup mini candy-coated chocolate pieces and/or other mini candies to decorate
16 stick pretzels or mini peanut butter cups
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Cook corn syrup and sugar together in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar.  Bring mixture to a boil.  Remove from heat.  Stir in peanut butter and food coloring; mix well.  Add cereal; stir until evenly coated.

Pour into two greased 8 or 9-inch round cake pans and pat into place.  Cool at least 45 minutes, or until firm.  Cut each circle into 8 triangles and remove from pan. 

Melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly.  Drizzle over cereal and top with candies.  Use the chocolate to stick a peanut butter cup or pretzel on as the trunk of the tree.



Total Time
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cool Time 45 minutes
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