We love making and eating this easy Easter Egg Nest Treats.  Using crispy rice cereal is my go to snack for family meals.  All of the kids LOVE these treats and adults tend to enjoy them too!  We usually make a double batch to snack on before and after the party.  This easy recipe can be filled with any type of candy.

Cadbury Eggs are our favorite Easter candy, so naturally we put them in our nests.  I wouldn’t mind finding a large caramel filled egg in my nest either!  My son cut toothpicks in half to put inside the marshmallow bunnies.  Then he stuck the bunnies in the nests and giggled about bunnies laying chocolate eggs.  He enjoys crafts and activities like this.  So, an activity involving Easter is right up his alley!

These Easter Egg Nests only took about fifteen minutes to make.  There is one tip that is key to success for this recipe and this is to have a bowl of water handy so that you can continually wet your fingers when shaping the nests.

Easter egg nests are easy Easter treats

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We love making and eating this easy Easter Egg Nest Treats.  Using crispy rice cereal is my go to snack for family meals.  All of the kids LOVE these treats and adults tend to enjoy them too! 

Easter Egg Nests - Easy Snack

I love making fun and easy snacks to gatherings.  We love how cute and simple this snack or dessert is.  You can add whatever candy you would like to fill the nests.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal

Instructions

  1. Melt butter over medium heat, add marshmallows and stir until melted.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in cereal.  Place a spoonful of mixture in a greased muffin tins. Wet fingers to shape nests. 

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