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Easter Basket

Easter Basket recipe
photo by:kraft
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.
30 min
4 hr 37 min
24 servings
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what you need

cup  (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
pkg.  (10-1/2 oz.) JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows (6 cups)
pkg.  (13 oz.) fruit-flavored sweetened rice cereal (about 8-1/2 cups)

Make It

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.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

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.
Prepare as directed, using cocoa sweetened rice cereal.
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