Very Merry Wreath

From NESTLE

Makes 20 servings

 

Very Merry Cookie Wreath is a fantastic and fun holiday project for kids! This recipe creates a life-sized chocolate chip cookie wreath. Everyone can get involved with decorating by adding frosting, candy, and your choice of sweet confections. You’ve never had a centerpiece that tasted this great!

INGREDIENTS

1 package (16.5 ounces) NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Refrigerated Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Dough

1 container (16 ounces) prepared vanilla frosting
Green food coloring
NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Morsels (such as Semi-Sweet Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, or Premier White)

Assorted round holiday-colored candies
Decorator sprinkles, candies and sugars
20-inch strip of strawberry fruit-flavored snack in 3-foot rolls

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Cover 14 x 17-inch piece of cardboard in foil or parchment paper, or have large flat platter available.

2.Prepare cookies following package directions. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

3.Combine frosting and food coloring in small bowl to shade of green desired.

4.Spread heaping teaspoons of frosting on flat sides of cookies.

5.Arrange 15 cookies on the prepared cardboard or platter in a 12-inch circle to form outer ring of wreath.

6.Arrange 12 cookies inside the outer ring of cookies, forming inside ring of wreath. Adhered cookies can be moved to create more space.

7.Arrange remaining 13 cookies on base ring for a second layer.

8.Decorate with remaining frosting, morsels, candies, sprinkles, and sugars, as desired.

9.Attch bow to top of wreath. To make bow, cut four 5-inch strips from fruit snack roll. Peel off paper backing. Cut a small “V” on end of two strips. Form loops with remaining two strips; pinch ends together. Place loops on top of strips. Pinch all together to make bow!

 

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