Rice Krispies Easter Nests

Makes 12 Nests
Rice Krispies squares are a family favorite. This recipe has adapted from the classic square to make adorable nests that can be filled with mini chocolate eggs or jelly beans for Easter.
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  • 4 cups (200g) miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups (150g) Rice Krispies cereal
  • ¼ cup (55g) butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla
  • 2 cups (350g) mini eggs or jelly beans


Grease 12 muffin cups and set aside.  

Add marshmallows to a large pot.  Over medium-low heat stir until melted. Add butter and vanilla and stir until incorporated.  Next, add a cup of Rice Krispies cereal one at a time and mix until combined.  

Add ¼ cup (5g) of Rice Krispies mixture to each muffin cup.  Using the back of a spoon dipped in hot water, press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of the muffin cup to make a tart/nest shape.  Refrigerate for 1-2 hours till set.  

To decorate the nests, remove them carefully from the muffin tin with a warm knife dipped in hot water.  Decorate with mini eggs or jelly beans.


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