How to make a Ferrero Rocher Christmas tree

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How to make a Ferrero Rocher Christmas tree
Foil wrap homemade truffles for this craft. (Getty Thinkstock)

Ferrero is a chocolate and confection company that produces elegant-looking truffles. One of the company's top-sellers is Ferrero Rocher. The Rocher treat begins with a whole hazelnut that is covered with creamy chocolate. The outside of the tasty treat is coated in wafer pieces with another layer of smooth chocolate. All this is captured in a decorative mini-cupcake liner with a foil top. Crafty hosts and hostesses use Ferrero Rocher to make edible Christmas trees. Create your own tasty tree with a few crafting supplies and lots of chocolate.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • 95 truffles
  • 30cm (12-inch) foam cone
  • Decorative Christmas plate
  • Toothpicks
  • Foam Christmas star
  • Plastic mistletoe or holly sprigs

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Place a 30cm (12-inch) tall foam cone on a round decorative plate. Remove the truffles from the outer packaging but leave them wrapped and in their foil cups.

  2. 2

    Poke a toothpick into the bottom of one truffle, piercing the paper and 1/3 of the treat. Poke the other end of the toothpick into the base of the foam tree.

  3. 3

    Continue to poke the truffles with toothpicks and arrange them on the cone base. Start with a bottom ring, then add another ring of truffles above that. Continue until the entire cone or tree is covered.

  4. 4

    Poke the tiny picks of plastic mistletoe or holly berries into the cone at random locations.

  5. 5

    Pierce a gold foam star-shaped ornament with a toothpick. The toothpick should be located between the two bottom star arms. Poke the toothpicked star into the top of the Christmas tree as an ornament.

Tips and warnings

  • Fill in any gaps with tiny ornaments.
  • Paint the cone gold first if you want an entirely golden tree.

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