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Rice Krispie Nests

These rice krispie nests make a super fun and simple treat that are perfect for Easter weekend. You can fill the nests with your favorite Easter candy creating a sweet activity and dessert you and your kids will enjoy.


  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 4 cups mini marshmallows, separated

  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal


  1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter and 3 cups marshmallows.

  2. Once the marshmallows are melted, add the vanilla extract, then mix in the cereal and the remaining marshmallows.

  3. Scoop mixture into the individual muffin pans, and use either a spoon or greased hands to mold them into a cup shape.

  4. Allow the molds to cool for at least 2 hours and remove them from the muffin pans.

  5. Fill the molds with your favorite Easter candy and enjoy.


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