Robin's Egg Nest Easter Treats

By: Kate Quattlebaum
Mar
31
2018

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This cute treat is a lot of fun to make and with Easter this weekend, it's the perfect time to celebrate spring with a yummy treat! Follow the directions below and share your masterpieces with us!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 Tsp of Water 
  • 2-4 Drops of Green Food Coloring
  • 1/2 Cup of Flaked Coconut
  • 3 Tbsp of Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Package of Jet-Puffed Marshmallows
  • 6 Cups of Rice Krispies Cereal
  • Jelly Beans or Chocolate Eggs

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine Water and Green Food Coloring. Then add Coconut Flakes an stir together until tinted green. Spread evenly on a baking sheet to dry.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows to melted butter and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  3. Add Rice Krispies cereal to Marshmallow mixture and stir until well coated.
  4. Divide mixture into 16 muffin tins (coated with cooking spray) and cap the mixture into a nest shape. Let cool and remove from pan.
  5. Fill cooled nests with green coconut and your jelly beans or chocolate eggs. 

 

Tags: holiday recipes, sweet dessert recipes, rice Krispie recipes

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