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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Easter Fruity Rice Krispies Treats

Fruity Rice Krispies Treats @rachmccarthy7

Happy Tuesday, friends! I know I had mentioned that I was going to be sticking to healthier recipes here on ABM, but with Easter just around the corner, I couldn't help but share a cute sweet treat idea that is fun for not only kids, but adults too!

Easy Easter Dessert for Kids @rachmccarthy7

Growing up, Rice Krispie Treats were always a favorite of mine. Not only were they delicious to eat, but also something that I could help out with in the kitchen at a pretty young age. Originally, I was planning to use the plain crispy cereal, but then discovered the fruity version and thought it would be perfect for spring and the approaching Easter holiday. And instead of using just the traditional marshmallows, I also added lemon instant pudding powder to just enhance the fruity flavor. It gave it a super light and fresh taste! You can easily cut them into squares {like I did for the majority of them} or use cookie cutters depending on the holiday or occasion. A simple and fun recipe that will be easy for kids in the kitchen and even fun for adults! My mom and I made these a few weekends ago and had the best time decorating the shapes. It was like Christmas sugar cookies in the spring! 

Fruity Rice Krispies Treats Recipe @rachmccarthy7


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Easter Fruity Rice Krispies Treats
Ingredients
  • 6 cups fruity rice crisps cereal
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 10 ounce bag marshmallows
  • 5 tablespoons lemon instant pudding powder
Instructions
Melt the butter and marshmallows in a saucepan over low heat until smooth. Add the pudding powder and stir until completely combined. Place the cereal in a large bowl and pour the marshmallow mixture over the cereal, stiring quickly to make sure all the cereal is coated. Spread the cereal into a rimmed baking sheet. Allow to cool completely. Cut and decorate as desired. Store in an airtight container and enjoy!

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Thanks for stopping by, friends! Have a wonderful Tuesday!

This post is linked up with: Tasty Tuesdays | Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday | Two Cup Tuesday | Weekend Potluck  | SITS Girls 

14 comments:

  1. So pretty!! Love the color combo and the flavors are like a party on the tastebuds I bet!! I'm going to make 2 batches and send them to my college boys, oh and a batch for me too, lol.

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  2. Well those are just cute as heck!!! OMG! Perfect for spring and Easter!!

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  3. These are so cute, and perfect for an Easter Sunday treat for the kiddos!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  4. These treats are way too cute and I can only imagine how much little ones would love them, how couldn't they!? These are the kinds of treats that I especially look forward to making with my daughter :) Thanks so much for sharing this super cute (and I'm sure delish) Easter treat with us and I hope you have a great day, beauty!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  5. Wow!! In love with this!!!
    xx
    Mónica Sors
    MES VOYAGES À PARIS
    NEW POST: LACE AND DENIM JACKET

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  6. Omg yum this looks so good! Can't believe it's easter already whaaaattt.

    Alya / moorizzla xx

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  7. These are so, SO perfect for Easter! Totally cute!

    Katie | Willow and White

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  8. How cute and festive- plus super yummy; I'd probably eat a whole pan by myself. ;)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  9. great diy! Looks delicious and healthy! not mentioning how pretty the serving is! I definitely want to try it!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog
    P.S. would you like to follow each other?

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  10. Omg these look so cute and I bet they're so yummy! I love fruity pebbles so I definitely need to make these!

    <3 Shannon 
    Upbeat Soles

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  11. This is such a fun and easy idea for Easter! I am totally going to make this, especially since I love fruity pebbles!

    Tina
    www.justatinabit.com

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  12. These sound delicious but I'm not sure if we have Fruit Rice Crisps in Canada. I'll have to check the next time I'm at the grocery store because my kids would love these! Thank you for joining the fun over at The Creative K Kids' Tasty Tuesday. I look forward to seeing what you share next week!

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  13. You know, I LOVE fruity pebbles tons and have never thought to make rice crispies out of them!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

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  14. I love how brightly colored these are for Easter! I also love how you made some of them into Easter shapes! That's such a cute idea!

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