Rice Krispie Treat Nests with Easter Peeps

Rice Krispie Treat Nests with Easter Peeps
Today I’ve got an amazingly simple and fun treat! It’s a great take on a classic favorite, The Rice Krispie Treat, with some fun Easter ingredients added in to create a festive and fun edible party favor that everyone will enjoy!
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So I was thinking, what could be more fun for Easter than a marshmallow peep? How about marshmallow peeps perched upon their very own Rice Krispie Treat Nest?  I made a batch of these the other day for my husband to carry to work, and they went over very well! (I only wish the photos were a little better, but I was totally rushed!)
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Rice Krispy Treat Nests with Easter Peeps
 

What You’ll Need: 

6 Cups Rice Krispies
1 Bag Marshmallows
3 Tablespoon stick butter, sliced.
15 Marshmallow Peeps
1 Bag Jelly Beans
Muffin Tin
Directions: Melt together marshmallow and butter in the microwave or on the stove top on low heat. Add Rice Krispies and stir together.  Spoon treat mixture into individual muffin cups. You should have enough to fill about 15 cups. Top each nest with 3 to 5 Jelly Beans. Next top each nest with a peep. You may need to press the peep down to get it to stay atop the next.  Chill in the refrigerator or freezer for a few minutes. Then using a spoon or spatula carefully remove the nests from the muffin tins.
Place on a fun serving tray or place in treat bags for a fun party treat!
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Tip:  Don’t like Peeps?  Serve just the nest with a few eggs on top as shown below.
 
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Tip: I found these adorable treat bags at Wal-mart. They were $1.47 for 20 bags, and the treats fit perfectly inside.  They also looked super cute, and it made them very portable!
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I’m linking up at Tidy Mom and these parties.

Comments

  1. Fox Hollow Cottage says:

    So darling! Those would last about 2.5 seconds at my house. Happy Spring =)

  2. Shabby chic Sandy says:

    Those are adorable–how fun!

  3. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust says:

    Such a creative idea. And so cute. And yummy. :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    I love these! I am going to try these with my 20 2nd graders. I will probably swap the Cadbury mini eggs (the ones with the colored shells) for the jellybeans, since a girl can never have enough chocolate. Thanks for sharing this!

  5. Kassi Mortensen says:

    This is so fun!!! I have a niece and nephew who would LOVE these! :) I love Peeps too… Oh and Rice Krispy treats… SO this is a win win! :)

  6. How cute are these?!?! Love them!

  7. Fun idea! You can eat Peeps and Rice Krispy treats!

  8. Heather - Chickabug says:

    TOO cute! I'm all about Peeps for Easter, too : )

  9. Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com says:

    Love this! Just posted our Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday link party…would LOVE for you to share this! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/03/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link_08.html

  10. Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon says:

    Aww…two of my most favorite treats combined into one! YUM!! thanks for sharing with us! Bonnie ;)

  11. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    How fun! And they look so cute in the individual treat bags!

  12. I'm not sure mine would make it into the cute bags…I have a serious addiction to rice krispy treats. Love the peeps on top too!!!

  13. Trish - Mom On Timeout says:

    So sweet! What a perfect treat to share at a kids party too! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

  14. These are so cute! I saw them on Its a Keeper. I'm seriously thinking of combining them with my Peep Houses :http://bit.ly/zF9RD3! Imagine little nested birds in a house!

  15. Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon says:

    So cute! My rascals would LOVE these!

    Take care,

    Trish

  16. Be still my heart. I LOVE Peeps and am so happy that they are available every stinkin' holiday now. You could say I am a little addicted to them. I'm visiting from Truly Lovely and am now following you via GFC and Linky Followers.
    http://www.laurieslittlebitsofcreativity.com

  17. Miz Helen says:

    Jerri, those little Rice Krispie Treats are just adorable! Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Miz Helen

  18. I love peeps….like LOVE peeps. These are just so seriously cute. We will def have to make them:) I would be so totally thrilled if you linked up at my party goin on all weekend!
    Kim
    http://too-much-time.com/2012/03/get-schooled-saturday-14-list-plan-it-giveaway.html

  19. Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper says:

    So cute! I love Peeps Projects. I hope you will link up to my Hippity Hop Easter Project Hop.

    http://www.itsybitsypaperblog.com/2012/03/hippity-hop-easter-project-hop.html

  20. Wendy Hayden, Farmer's Daughter-in-law says:

    My son is celiac and I am always looking for special holiday treats that fit his dietary restrictions. This one fits! Love it!

  21. Jenn Erickson says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your talent and creativity on “A Little Birdie Told Me…” Tuesday this past week! It means a lot to have you be one of our birds of a feather! I hope the party has brought some good things your way.
    Jenn/Rook No. 17

  22. To cute. I love these and how much fun would these be for little kids. Thanks for sharing. I would love if you could link this up to our linky party going on right now.
    http://www.junkintheirtrunk.blogspot.com/2012/03/link-it-up-wednesday-21.html

  23. Olah Momma! says:

    Now this is a great idea, would probably do this! Thanks for sharing:)

    Followed your Pinterest, Twitter, FB and G+.

    Got a meatless meal recipe? Add it in our new meatless meal blog hop/showcase at http://olahmomma.com/momlounge

    See ya there! Have a great day:)

    The Quiet Mom at http://olahmomma.com

  24. thanks for linking up to Tasty Tuesday! I'm featuring your tasty and fabulous idea tomorrow! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

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  28. Super cute. Always fun to dress up a classic for the holidays!

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