Easter Nest Rice Krispies Treats

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ALC553

These are such a big hit with all kids-adults too! :)

Top Review by Mindy W.

I made these for my son's preschool Easter party and everyone loved them and commented on how great they looked. They were easy and so fun to make...thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 10 ounces marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons margarine or 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag shredded coconut
  • green food coloring
  • 1 (4 1/2 ounce) package marshmallow peeps (your choice of color-I usually make 24 with blue, pink and yellow birds)
  • 48 jelly beans


  1. Make Rice Krispies treats as directed on box.
  2. Lightly butter your hands.
  3. Pinch out a handful of the prepared Rice Krispies treats, roll in a ball, and place on wax paper.
  4. Form ball into a "bird nest" formation.
  5. While Rice Krispies nests are cooling, dye the coconut.
  6. Place coconut in a bowl and add green food color-shake until coated well.
  7. Put one Peep in the middle of the nest.
  8. Place green coconut around the peep.
  9. Place 3-6 jellybeans around each peep.

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