Easter dessert recipes are a wonderful invention. One of the best parts about them is that they are so easy, simple, and hard to mess up that the kids can be a part of almost 100% of the process. Another great thing about them is you can make them work for just about any holiday. They’re also good with just about anything mixed in – peanut butter, marshmallows, chocolate chips, sprinkles, holiday candies… Let the creativity roll! Have the kids make some suggestions as well – they might have some great and delicious ideas!
Here are a few Rice Krispie Treat tricks you can use for a special, low stress, fun dessert for the kids!
The Basic Rice Krispie Treat Recipe
- 6 cups of Rice Krispie Treats
- 1/2 stick of butter (1/4 cup)
- 7 cups of mini-marshmallows
Melt butter in a large saucepan. Once melted, add in mini-marshmallows. Stir on med- low heat until marshmallows are completely melted. Turn off the heat. Stir in Rice Krispies until combined. Add in mix-ins if desired. Press into a 9×13 baking pan, or into molds/shape of your choice. Allow to cool fully before cutting.
Want the original Rice Krispies recipe from Kellogg’s?
Rice Krispie Eggs
Easter dessert recipe with Rice Krispie Treats madw with the recipe above (or recipe of your choice. After mixing the ingredients, have the kids help you mold the treats into egg shapes. Freeze overnight, and have the kids help decorate them the next day!