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Rice Krispies® Nests for Easter

Enjoy celebrating the holidays and everyday with your kids in the kitchen with these 3 ingredient Rice Krispies Treats® and perfect
Author Marty's Musings


  • 3 tbs butter no substitution
  • 1 10- oz. pkg. Jet-Puffed Marshmallows OR
  • 4 cups Jet-Puffed Miniature Marshmallows
  • bag of peanut butter chips
  • green food coloring
  • bag of coconut
  • jelly beans
  • M&M's
  • gummy worms
  • other various candies


  • Spray muffin tins with oil.
  • In large saucepan melt butter over low heat.
  • Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES® CEREAL and stir until well coated.
  • Press mixture evenly into muffin tins. If available, use greased mini tart shaper to mold into nest shape.
  • Allow to set for a few minutes.
  • Melt peanut butter chips in glass bowl in microwave for 30 second increments on low heat (1 cup at a time.) If necessary add a bit of oil for smoothness.
  • Dip bottoms of nests in peanut butter chips and allow to dry on wax paper until set.
  • Color coconut with 6 drops of green food coloring and 1/4 cup water. Let dry for several minutes.
  • Your kids are now ready for decorating fun!


I sprayed the tops of the nests as I was shaping to help prevent sticking.
Only use butter, not a substitute.
If nest sticks to muffin cups use knife to pry under and lift out.
For best results use fresh marshmallows.