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Crisp Rice Cereal Easter Eggs

Recipe selected from the eMeals Dessert Plan.

Crisp Rice Cereal Easter Eggs

Quick and Easy
Serves 4-6


  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 1 (10-oz) bag mini marshmallows
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 12 (3-inch) plastic Easter eggs
  • Purple, pink or other color sanding sugars (optional)


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.
  2. Add marshmallows, vanilla and salt; cook and stir over low heat until marshmallows melt.
  3. Remove from heat; gradually stir in cereal until coated.
  4. Spray inside of plastic eggs with cooking spray.
  5. Working with damp hands, gently pack cereal mixture into both halves of each plastic egg.
  6. Close each plastic egg, pressing so that cereal halves join together to form egg shape.
  7. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Gently release each rice cereal egg from each plastic mold.
  9. Sprinkle top half of each egg with colored sugars, if desired.
  10. Place decorated cereal eggs in a clean, dry egg carton until dry.
  11. These treats are best enjoyed the same day they're made.
  12. Makes 12 servings.