Easter treats, sharing a fun and easy recipe for making Rice Krispie Treats with Peeps! Make these fun kid’s snacks with just a few ingredients.
Hello Spring! I’m so glad you are finally here, we’ve been waiting for you. And now that Spring has arrived it’s time to start talkin’ bout Easter. I’ve got a whole bunch of fun Easter ideas I’ll be sharing with you guys over the next few weeks. Easter crafts, Easter basket ideas, Easter brunch recipes, cute Easter dresses…. we’ve been hopping around like bunny rabbits working on all this cute Easter inspiration!
But first I had to show you this super cute Easter treat we whipped up one afternoon. These are so easy to make and your kids will LOVE helping out. My little guy was so excited he got to play mommy’s little helper. Mostly though he was excited about the sprinkles!
Easter Treats — How to Make Rice Krispie Peeps
I love seeing the Peeps marshmallow bunnies and chicks pop up on the shelves. They bring back all kinds of memories of Easter when I was young…. the Easter egg hunts and the baskets filled with candy! There’s a Peeps store at the National Harbor you have to check out if you visit the DC area, it’s full of fun Peeps stuff. They’ve got all kinds of Peeps candies, Peeps pillows, Peeps everything.
You only need a few things to make these treats. Peeps, a box of Rice Krispies, marshmallows, butter and sprinkles. Chances are you’ve made Rice Krispies Treats before. We make them allll the time!
Don’t miss our Easter crafts for kids post full of fun kids activities your little bunnies will love. And we’ve got lots of cute Easter basket ideas and Easter egg hunt ideas for kids posts. Lot’s of super fun ideas and inspiration for celebrating Easter.
Just in case this is your first time, you can follow the recipe on the back of the box. Or find it at ricekrispies.com. They have tons of fun recipes and Rice Krispies Treats hacks for every holiday and just because.
Melt your butter. Add in the marshmallows. Pour in the Rice Krispies. Remove from heat and press into a 13×9 pan coated with cooking spray.
The only difference is for these treats your gonna make a little space for the peeps when you’re pressing the rice krispies into your pan. And then you just pour on the sprinkles. Lots and lots and lots of sprinkles!
Cut your squares and you’ve got the cutest little Easter snacks. These are perfect for classroom treats or wrap a few up for a quick teacher gift idea. Sneak them in your kid’s lunchbox for a fun surprise. Save a few for yourself!
Rice Krispies Treats with Peeps Marshmallows Recipe
- 6 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 package (10 oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows OR 4 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
- PEEPS marshmallows
- In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
- Add KELLOGG’S RICE KRISPIES cereal and stir until well coated.
- Evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Make space for Peeps and press into treats. Let cool. Cut into 2-inch squares.
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Those are almost too cute to eat 😉 Seriously, though – my kids will love these.
Oh my gosh, how awesome! I’ll have to make this with my daughter. We love Peeps.
I think these are lovely treats! I sure would love to make this for Easter! I like that it’s easy to make too!
I like the cute bunnies. I don’t eat rice krispies though. IT looks like a fun idea to do with kids
These are super fun! What a creative use of peeps!
I have actually never made these and they look fantastic. What a great idea to make them Easter themed too
What a fun idea to make the Easter Peeps. I think this Easter dessert sounds awesome and I love that it’s unique.
you just cook it from a large sauce pan? Man it looks great with the peeps!
I love this !!! I love peeps and he looks to cute making them. I have to try your recipe.
This is a great gift or food idea! Not to mention it looks so nice. Just in time for Easter. Thanks!
these are nice easter treats that the kids and the kids at heart will surely enjoy!
This is fun to do with he kids 🙂 Very colorful and I’m sure kids will enjoy eating these cuties 🙂 Gonna try to make some yay!
Thanks Ayesha! We had lots of fun making them, hope you guys do too!
Oh that looks so fun and delicious! I am sure it will be a huge hit with the kids at any party.
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They would be awesome for an Easter themed party! My kiddo loves them