If you are looking for Easter treats, the you will love these Easter rice krispies - rice krispies nests.

Easter Rice Krispies Nests

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Mini Cadbury eggs make this Easter Rice Krispies Nests recipe disappear in no time. These no bake treats never last long in our house.

If you are looking for Easter treats, the you will love these Easter rice krispies - rice krispies nests.

My boys love to help in the kitchen and rice Krispies treats is our to go-to recipe. This time, instead of making a square pan of rice Krispies treats, we decided to use a muffin pan to make individual little nests filled with mini chocolate candy eggs. These rice Krispies nests treats are perfect for Easter!

Rice Krispies Nests

While I love baking with my kids, sometimes it’s nice to have no-bake options available. These rice krispy treats are a fun Easter activity to keep the kids busy. Here are a few other recipes on the blog, I usually prepare with my kids; No Bake Chocolate Biscuit Cake, Coconut Date Bars, and Oat and Grain Bars.

If you are looking for kids Easter activities and easy Easter treats, the you will love these Easter rice krispienests

You’ll Need a Few Ingredients:

(Full recipe with a printable option in recipe card below)

How to make Easter Rice Krispies Treats:

  • Coat a 12-cup muffin baking tray with baking spray.
  • Melt the butter and marshmallows in a large saucepan until they are melted and creamy.
  • Stir in the rice cereal until completely coated.
  • Scoop about 1/4 cup of the rice Krispies into the prepared cupcake tray.
  • Press lightly in the center to form a nest.
  • Allow the Rice Krispies cups to set and harden before popping them out of the cupcake tray.
  • Fill the nests with Cadbury mini eggs.
Cadbury mini eggs treats
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Tips for the Best Rice Krispies Treats:

  •  I like to use a little less cereal in my recipe because the treats are softer and chewier this way.
  • Wet your hands with water just a little when forming the nests, to avoid the rice Krispy mixture from sticking to your hands too much.

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Easter Rice Krispies Nests

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The perfect no-bake Easter treat are these rice krispies nests!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1- 10 oz bag of mini marshmallows (4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 4.5 cups rice cereal
  • 1 cup mini cadbury eggs


    1. Coat a 12-cup muffin tray with baking spray.
    2. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Once melted, add the marshmallows. Stir the mixture until the marshmallows are completely melted.
    3. Add the rice cereal, folding it into the marshmallow mixture until all of the cereal is incorporated. Make sure each piece of cereal is coated with the marshmallow mixture.
    4. Remove from heat and let it cool just until safe to handle.
    5. Wet your hands and scoop about 1/4 cup portions of the Rice Krispies into the prepared muffin tray.
    6. Press the Rice Krispies into a cup shape.
    7. Allow the Rice Krispies cups to set and harden for 20- 30 minutes before popping them out of the muffin tray.
    8. Fill each nest with treats. We used mini eggs but Easter M&M's or any type of candy will do the job 🙂

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 139Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 112mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 0gSugar: 26gProtein: 2g

Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.

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