Rice Krispy Easter Eggs

Okay, so this post is attributed to my daughter, Leigh, and her friend, Ellen. She spent the night with Ellen a few weeks ago and made these awesome Rice Krispy Easter Eggs. They were googling a fun Easter project, and they found this great idea from Family Fun magazine. She called me and said, “Mom, you must come take a picture of this to post on your blog.” At first, I was like, “Huh?”  When I arrived at Ellen’s house, I realized how right Leigh was. These are adorable, fun and a great Easter treat idea for kids. As you notice from my picture, Ellen didn’t have any Easter colored M & M’s, but any colors will do. Happy Easter!

Rice Krispy Easter Eggs

Prep Times:

20 minutes

Yield:

12 servings

Ingredients:

12 plastic snap-apart 3 x 2-in Easter eggs
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (10 ounce) package regular marshmallows or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies® cereal
1/2 cup M & M Easter (or regular) colored chocolate candies

Preparation:

1. Clean, then coat inside of plastic eggs with cooking spray. Set aside. In large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Add Rice Krispies® cereal. Stir until well coated.

2. Using greased hands, firmly press 1/4 cup of Rice Krispies® mixture into both halves of each plastic egg. Use fingers to make hollow center in each half. Remove from molds. Place on wax paper. Cool slightly.

3. Place about 6 M & M candies in one half of each egg. Gently press two halves of each egg together until they stick. Cool completely.

20 thoughts on “Rice Krispy Easter Eggs”

  1. What a great idea. I have an egg jell-o mold that I bet would work for shaping the eggs too! I think Ms. Leigh is going to take after her mom! Happy Easter!

  2. I wanted more color in the eggs but didn’t want to use food coloring because my grandson didn’t want the colors on his hands, so i mixed in some fruity pebbles. I worked like a charm and the eggs look really cute

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