No-Bake Easter Nest Treats that are simple and easy to create. Top each nest with whipped frosting, add the candy eggs and away you go….adorably festive and fun for celebrating Easter with your kiddos.
Festive and Fun for Easter: No-Bake Easter Nest Treats
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How to Make No-Bake Easter Nest Treats In 4 Easy Steps:
Step 1: Melt the butter with the mini marshmallows, then add the cereal, tossing well to coat.
Step 2: Place approx. 1/3 cup of the cereal mixture into ramekins that have been sprayed with nonstick spray.
Step 3: Use your fingers to press the warm cereal mixture into the form of a nest; let cool.
Step 4: Remove the nests from the ramekins and fill with whipped buttercream frosting; top with jelly beans, as desired.
Printable Recipe for No-Bake Easter Nest Treats
No-Bake Easter Nest Treats
- 8 cups Fruity Pebbles cereal
- 15 oz. mini marshmallows
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 - 12 oz. containers whipped buttercream frosting
- Jelly beans
Spray 8-10 ramekins with nonstick spray.
Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium low heat; add the marshmallows, stirring until they are melted; remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
Add cereal and toss it with the marshmallow mixture, coating well. Place approx 1/3 cup of the warm cereal mixture into each ramekin.
Using your fingers, press the cereal mixture into the form of an Easter nest; let fully cool. (If the mixture sticks to your fingers too much, spray some wax paper with non stick spray and use that to press down on the cereal to form the nest.)
Remove the baskets from the ramekins. Place the buttercream frosting into a piping bag that has been fitted with a fluted tip; pipe the desired amount of frosting into each nest, then top with jelly beans. Repeat with the remaining baskets.
Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
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