Easter Peep Egg Nests

Easter Peep Egg Nests

Easter Peep Egg Nests
 
Easter Peep Egg Nests
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Ingredients
  • ¼ t. water
  • 2-4 drops green food coloring
  • ½ c. flaked coconut
  • 3 T. butter
  • 4 c. miniature marshmallows
  • 6 c. Rice Krispies
  • Miniature marshmallows, jelly beans or chocolate eggs, Peeps

Instructions
  1. In small bowl, stir together water and food coloring.
  2. Add coconut. Stir until coconut is tinted to the shade of green you desire.
  3. Spread coconut on baking sheet to dry.
  4. In saucepan, melt butter. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  5. Add cereal. Stir until well coated.
  6. Divide warm mixture into 16 (2 ½” muffin-pan cups) coated with PAM. Shape mixture into individual cups. Cool. Remove from pans.
  7. Fill cooled nests with coconut, marshmallows, jelly beans or chocolate eggs and top with PEEPS.

Notes
*****Best if served same day.

 

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