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Rice Krispie Nests

Rice Krispie Nests are a tasty Easter dessert idea! These easy Rice Krispie Easter Treats are so simple to make and are perfect for parties.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Rice Krispie Nests
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 36 nests
Calories 163kcal
Author Jen

Equipment

  • Mini Muffin Pan

Ingredients

Nests

  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 10 oz Marshmallows
  • 6 cup Rice Krispies

Buttercream Frosting

  • 2-3 drops Green Food Coloring
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Eggs

  • 9 oz Cadbury Mini Eggs candy

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a non stick pan over medium heat.
  • Add marshmallows and stir until melted.
  • Add rice cereal and stir until combined.
  • Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray or use silicone pan.
  • Shape and press the nests into pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter for frosting until fluffy.
  • Add vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Add powdered sugar one cup at a time until rich and thick.
  • Add milk one tablespoon at a time to thin slightly for piping.
  • Add food coloring to get green color.
  • Transfer to piping bag and put a dollop of frostng on each nest.
  • Top each with a couple of the candy eggs.
  • Remove from pan.

Nutrition

Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 2mg