Chocolate Rice Krispie Bird Nests

This is the perfect treat for Easter - it's quick, easy, and fun for adults and kids alike! It's a crunchy, gooey, chocolaty little nest that's as tasty as it is festive!

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plate of rice krispie treat birds nests
Rice Krispie Bird Nests

Chocolate Rice Krispie Bird Nests

Jacklin Altman
This is the perfect treat for Easter – it’s quick, easy, and fun for adults and kids alike! It’s a crunchy, gooey, chocolaty little nest that’s as tasty as it is festive!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 221 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Saucepan
  • Muffin Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 10 oz mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups cocoa krispies cereal
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
  • Candy eggs Reese’s or M&M

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan over low heat, melt butter
  • Add marshmallows, stirring continuously until mixture is uniform
  • Add vanilla, mix
  • Add cocoa krispies, stir well until mixture is uniform
  • (Optional) – add chocolate chips for extra chocolaty goodness
  • Scoop mixture into prepared muffin tin (line with parchment, use silicone baking cups, or grease) and using the back of a wet spoon, press into nest shape
  • Melt chocolate chips, using a dollop of melted chocolate to adhere the eggs to the nest. Let cool so the chocolate hardens, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 95mgPotassium: 34mgFiber: 1gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 615IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 44mgIron: 2mg
Keyword rice krispie, chocolate, holiday, easter
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