Holiday Treat Recipes: Christmas Tree Cookie Cups

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These Christmas Tree Cookie Cups are semi-homemade and take no time at all to put together!  Simple, fun and easy, these cookie cups are a fun and festive holiday treat.

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Ingredients:

1 Package of Pillsbury Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 1 Cup of heavy cream or whipping cream 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 2 tsp. powdered sugar Green Food Coloring (Find natural food colors !) Sprinkles for decoration (optional)

 

Holiday Treat Recipes: Christmas Tree Cups
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 18
 
Semi-homemade cookie cups recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 Package of Pillsbury Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
  • 1 Cup of heavy cream or whipping cream
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. powdered sugar
  • Green Food Coloring (Find natural food colors !)
  • Sprinkles for decoration (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a well-greased cupcake pan, place one square of chocolate chip cookie dough, and bake according to directions.
  2. Allow cookies to cool completely and remove them from cupcake pan.
  3. In a chilled bowl, beat heavy cream until soft peaks form.
  4. Add in vanilla extract, powdered sugar and food coloring and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
  5. Using a piping bag or zip lock bag with a small corner snipped, gently squeeze a circle of Cool Whip into the center of the chocolate chip cup, and in circular motion apply steady pressure working up to a point. Release pressure on piping bag, and in a swift motion, push down gently and pull up on the bag to create a peak at the top.
  6. Decorate with sprinkles
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Directions:

In a well-greased cupcake pan, place one square of chocolate chip cookie dough, and bake according to directions.
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Allow cookies to cool completely and remove them from cupcake pan.
In a chilled bowl, beat heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add in vanilla extract, powdered sugar and food coloring and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
Using a piping bag or zip lock bag with a small corner snipped, gently squeeze a circle of Cool Whip into the center of the chocolate chip cup, and in circular motion apply steady pressure working up to a point. Release pressure on piping bag, and in a swift motion, push down gently and pull up on the bag to create a peak at the top.
Decorate with sprinkles
Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Makes 18 Tree Cups

 

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  • How cute and festive are these! These looks so easy to make and yummy! the kids will enjoy these for sure.

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