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Tree-lightful Treats Cupcakes

A little of this, a little of that! Dessert Stand is stacked with cupcakes, cookie leaves and ornaments plus candy trims and details.

3.8 Average of 4 ratings

Difficulty: Somewhat Easy
Average of 1 reviews




Instructions:

Step 1

In advance, make cookies. Roll out cookie dough and use medium Star Cut-Out from set to cut 1 star; sprinkle with sugar. Use medium Round Cut-Out from set to cut 12 circles. Tint remaining dough green and cut 75 holly leaves using cutter from holiday set. Bake and cool all cookies.

Step 2

Ice and decorate ornament cookies. Use tip 2 and full-strength royal icing to outline cookies. Use tip 2 and thinned down royal icing to fill in cookie tops; let dry. Use 2 and full-strength royal icing to decorate cookies with beads, zigzags, swirls and outlined and piped in geometric shapes; let dry.

Step 3

Attach hollow-centered white mints to ornament tops with melted white candy. Refrigerate until firm.

Step 4

To decorate holly leaf cookie, place green melted candy in cut parchment bag and use to outline leaf veins. Sprinkle immediately with green sugars.

Step 5

Bake and cool 13 cupcakes. Ice tops smooth with green buttercream icing. Position approximately 5 leaves on each cupcake. Attach confetti sprinkles to leaves with dots of melted candy.

Step 6

Position cupcakes on stand and adjust leaves as needed. Position ornament cookies on cupcakes. Position top cupcake and add star.