Thursday, April 21, 2011

rice krispy peep treats

I am a sucker for a rice krispy treat.  Seriously what is there not to love.  The are sticky, sweet, crunchy and down right yummy.  When I was pregnant I often had one stashed in my purse.  I use to love peeps.  Make that stale peeps.  Something about stale peeps and red vines for me.  Although peeps are not on the top of my list anymore they are still super cute and scream Easter.  Carter and I made these yesterday afternoon and the plan was to deliver them to all his "peeps" but, Campbell got sick and we couldn't leave the house.  We had a great time making them and he felt very involved in the process. If you need a cute no bake Easter treat these are perfect.  Adorable. Delicious. Done!

So there you go my peeps ... Happy Easter!

rice krispy peep treats

3 tablespoons butter
10 oz marshmallows (40 large or 4 cups mini)
6 cups rice krispies
1/2 bag of candy melts
16 peeps (cut in half vertically)

In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.   Add rice krispy cereal.  Stir until well coated.

Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. 

Melt the candy melts and spread across pan of rice krispy treats.  Place the 16 peeps in 4 rows of 4.  Shake sprinkles all over.  Let the toppings set and cut into 16 treats.


That Girl said...

I love all the Easter treats featuring peeps

Joanne said...

I do love a good rice krispies treat...and I also have a serious love affair with peeps. These are adorable!

Leslie said...

As strange as it may sound..I cant seem to make a rice Krispie treat right to save my life!!!! LOL
Yours look perfect

Kitchen Belleicious said...

I love all things rice krispy! :) These look amazing!

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