Karla Everett Recipe

Rice Krispie Easter Baskets

By Karla Everett Karla59

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Karla's Story

These are very cute little easter baskets made out of Rice Kripie Cereal. My 12 year old grandson had fun making these with me for our easter.


3 Tbsp
40 large
6 c
rice krispie cereal
pipe cleaners or fuzzy sticks
1 small
bag of shredded coconut
1/2 bottle
green food coloring
assorted jelly bean candy

Directions Step-By-Step

Butter 16 muffin tins and set aside.
Melt butter and marshmallows in a large kettle on medium heat until marshmallows are all melted and smooth.
Remove mixture from heat and Pour cereal into melted marshmallows and mix until cereal is well coated with the marshmallow.
Place about 3 big heaping spoons ( or so )in each muffin tin (with tips of fingers dipped in cold water) press mixture up the sides if the tins , making a well in the center to form a basket shape.
Stick pipe cleaners or fuzzy sticks ( located in the craft dept. ; cut in half )stick into rice krispie shell to form a handle; they will stay in once cereal mixture cools and sets , you can also use long licorice sticks for the handles and the whole basket will be edible.
Place coconut in a zip bag and add 1/2 bottle of green food coloring and mix up until all the coconut is green.
Fill a big pinch of green coconut in the well of each for the grass and top with several jelly beans in each basket.
Let them cool in the tins until they have set ; run a knife around sides to loosen baskets and remove to a rack to continue to dry.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Other Desserts
Collection: Easter Treats
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids



lisa johnson rockthekitchen
Apr 11, 2014
think i'll try this with a layer of melted chocolate on the inside, and m&ms instead of jelly beans. that way the coconut has something to stick to.
Aug 7, 2011 - Kim Biegacki shared this recipe with discussion groups: A dash of LOVE Daughters of the KING Kid-Friendly and Fun
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Marina Neff Kittiecooks
Jul 25, 2011
Kewl! Thankyou so much Karla~ :-)
Karla Everett Karla59
Jul 25, 2011
No I wouldn't mind at all. You can even use my picture if you want too. :D