Easter Nest Rice Krispies Treats

Recipe by ALC553
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

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)
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DIRECTIONS

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