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Dessert Recipes

Easter Basket Treats™


Your kids will love filling these teeny, tiny Easter baskets with green coconut "grass" and chocolatey "eggs."

What You Need

Easter Basket Treats™


  1. COMBINE water and food coloring in small bowl.
  2. PLACE coconut in resealable plastic bag. Add food coloring mixture. Seal bag. Toss until coconut is tinted green. Transfer coconut to piece of wax paper to dry.
  3. CUT each licorice piece into two 4 1/2-inch lengths. Peel licorice pieces apart into sixteen 4 1/2-inch-long pieces. Set aside.
  4. MELT butter over in large sauce pan on low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  5. ADD KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.
  6. DIVIDE warm cereal mixture into eighteen portions using 1/3-cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray.
  7. PRESS with buttered hands sixteen of the portions into 2 1/2-inch muffin-pan cups. Use the remaining two portions of cereal mixture to attach licorice pieces as basket handles.
  8. COOL completely.
  9. REMOVE baskets from muffin-pan cups. Spread about 2 teaspoons frosting in each basket. Top with tinted coconut. Arrange 3 to 4 M&M'S brand peanut chocolate candies in each basket. NOTE:Best if served the same day.

Use Kellogg's® Cocoa Krispies® for different colored baskets!

Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 40 min

Number of servings (yield)




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My kiddos and I loved making these cute Easter treats. They were so yummy!
Anonymous – 04/08/2014 –

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