Easter Basket

4.1
(9) 6 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
4
hr.
37
min.
Servings

24 servings

Cereal coated with melted marshmallows is pressed in a bowl, forming a shell. It's then unmolded for an edible kids’ Easter basket ready to fill with treats.

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  • Line 2-1/2- to 3-qt. bowl with foil, extending foil about 2 inches beyond edge of bowl. Lightly grease foil; set aside.
  • Place butter in 4-qt. microwaveable bowl sprayed with cooking spray. Microwave on HIGH 45 sec. or until butter is melted. Add marshmallows; stir to coat. Microwave 1-1/2 min. or until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 45 sec. Microwave an additional 4 min., stirring after 2 min. Add cereal; mix well.
  • Place cereal mixture in foil-lined bowl; press firmly onto bottom and up side of bowl to form thick shell. Let stand in cool dry place at least 4 hours or overnight until firm. Remove cereal shell from bowl, using foil handles. Carefully peel off foil. Fill shell as desired.

Note

This recipe is intended for use with adult supervision.

How to Stir Mixture Easily

For easy stirring of cereal mixture, spray wooden spoon with cooking spray before using.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using cocoa sweetened rice cereal.

Servings

  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 120
% Daily Value
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 125mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 12g
Protein 1g
   
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • shannon1856 |

    I love this!! It was so cute on easter, and looked just like the picture! I will make this again next year!

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  • mrsmannc |

    This is the second year that I have made this Easter basket. At first, it was so very dry and not edible, but with each try, it is getting better. My family loves these crispy treats along with the Crispy Marshmallow Eggs.

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