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wood basket filled with egg shaped easter rice krispie treats

Easter Rice Krispie Treats

Easter Rice Krispie treats are bright, colorful, sweet, and gooey fun dessert! They're as easy to make as your traditional rice Krispie treats but with a festive Easter egg shape twist!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18 treats
Calories 159kcal


  • 4 ½ Tablespoons Butter 1 ½ tablespoon for each color
  • 6 Cups Mini Marshmallows 2 cups for each color
  • 9 Cups Rice Krispies Cereal 3 cups for each color
  • 1-2 Cups White Candy Melts or white chocolate chips
  • Easter Sprinkles
  • 3 Colors Food Coloring


  • In a medium sauce pan, add 1 ½ tablespoons butter and melt over medium-low heat.
  • Add 2 cups marshmallows and stir until melted, stirring frequently.
  • Add in a 2-3 drops of food coloring (or more until desired color is reached) and stir until thoroughly mixed in.
  • Remove from heat and stir in 3 cups of rice krispies. Stir until cereal is completely coated.
  • Scoop out ¼ cup of the mixture into buttered hands and fingers and press the mixture into egg shapes
  • Place on a parchment paper (or wax paper) to cool completely. .
  • Repeat this process with the other two additional color choices.
  • Place the candy melts a microwave safe bowl and melt for 30 seconds, then stir and repeat for an additional 30 seconds. Stir until smooth. (you can also use a double boiler to melt the candy or white chocolate chips)
  • Place sprinkles on a plate.
  • Dip each egg bottom into the melted chocolate and then gently dip into the sprinkles or use fingers to sprinkle just a few onto the melted chocolate.
  • Place the treats on the parchment paper to set.
  • Repeat until all of the treats have been dipped and covered with sprinkles.


Be careful not to over-heat the candy or chocolate or it will become too thick
Mix in seasonal colored mini M&M's into the rice krispie mixture prior to shaping them.
Dip in melted semi-sweet chocolate instead of white chocolate.
Shape into nests and fill with egg shaped candy, like peanut m&m's, Cadbury eggs, or jelly beans.


Serving: 1treat | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1019IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 4mg