Rice Krispie Easter Eggs

Rice Krispie Easter Eggs

Rice krispie treats are good no matter what time of year it is. With spring and specifically Easter being right around the corner, what better snack is there than rice krispie Easter eggs? These sweet treats are easy to whip up and the kiddos can join in the fun without too much of a mess.

Rice Krispie Easter Eggs

Rice Krispie Easter EggsIngredients

3 separate mixing bowls

3 tablespoons butter

4.5 cups mini marshmallows

4.5 cups rice cereal

Red gel food coloring

Yellow gel food coloring

Purple gel food coloring

Rice Krispie Easter EggsDirections

1. You will be making this recipe in separate batches so make sure you prepare three different bowls for each color. Each batch will require 1 tbsp butter, 1.5 cups mini marshmallows, and 1.5 cups rice cereal, plus one of the food coloring gels. Of course, you can use more marshmallows if you prefer as I personally love a heavy marshmallowy treat.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

3. In a small pot on medium heat, melt butter and marshmallows together.

4. Once melted, pour into a bowl. Add food coloring and mix.

5. Add rice cereal and fold until cereal is well-coated with the marshmallow mixture. Be careful not to push too hard and crush the cereal.

6. Repeat steps 3-5 for the 2 other colors. Grab about 1-2 tbsp of each colored cereal treat mixture in your hand and form into an egg shape (feel free to mix the colors – that’s the fun in it!).  You can even use a plastic Easter egg to help shape the treat if you need to but make sure you line with butter or spray for easy release.

7. Place on lined baking sheet. Allow to cool completely before serving. Enjoy!

These rice krispie Easter eggs are the perfect treats to whip together at the last minute for any Easter celebration. You could even add a little surprise in them but be careful when letting little kids eat them without a warning.

Rice Krispie Easter Eggs

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8 Comments

  1. Melissa
    March 6, 2018 / 3:58 pm

    These treats look so good! I will keep these in mind to make this Easter!!!

  2. March 6, 2018 / 5:00 pm

    GIRL – you MASTERED these babies! MASTERED them! I loveeddddddd rice crispies when I could eat them! They did not stand a chance with my mouth!

  3. March 6, 2018 / 7:11 pm

    This post reminds me of my childhood so much! We use to make regular rice krispies all the time in our kitchen. Thanks for the small moment of nostalgia!

    Best,
    Idora

    http://www.ajournalofstories.com

  4. Annreeba
    March 7, 2018 / 2:10 am

    Wow..Cute and fantastic idea! Those looks beautiful. I will keep this in mind to try in this easter.

  5. March 7, 2018 / 4:37 pm

    Anything rice krispie treats you need to sign me up. I love DIYs and I love these eggs.

  6. March 8, 2018 / 1:24 am

    I absolutely love the idea of these, especially using the rice krispies as we have an abundance of them in the cupboard. I’m sure we are going to have so much fun trying to make these over the Easter Holidays x

  7. March 8, 2018 / 10:49 am

    I love this fun festive snack for easter. I heard of dying Easter Eggs of course but making a version out of Rice Krispies is genius!

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