This is a fun and easy activity to do with your children for Easter or Springtime.

You’ll need:

Ingredients for Rice Krispie Marshmallow Treats (recipe below)                                 Jellybeans                                                                                                                            Peeps chickens.                                                                                                                           

Directions: Follow the directions for the marshmallow treats and when cool enough to handle form into a nest shape. When firm, add jellybeans and chicken.

Rice Krispie Marshmallow Treats (This recipe comes from a Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Box)

1/4 cup butter or margarine (1/2 stick)
6 – 10 ozs. regular marshmallows (about 40) or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies
1. Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan. Add marshmallows and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted and mixture is syrupy. Remove from heat.
2. Add Rice Krispies and stir until well coated.
3. Press warm mixture evenly and firmly into buttered 13 X 9-inch pan. Cut into squares when cool.
Yield: 24 (2-inch) squares