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Polka Dot Egg Treats

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Make this delectable dessert this Easter that is made using rice cereal and chocolate candies – perfect to serve a crowd.

Ingredients

1
plastic (3x2-inch) snap-apart Easter egg
4
cups miniature marshmallows
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
6
cups crisp rice cereal
1
cup pastel candy-coated chocolate candies
1 1/2
cups pink or yellow candy melts or coating wafers (9 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Wash and dry the inside of plastic egg. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave marshmallows and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Continue to microwave in 30-second increments, stirring until smooth. Stir in cereal until well mixed. Stir in chocolate candies.
  • 3 Working quickly, press cereal mixture into each egg half, filling full. Remove from mold; gently press 2 halves together. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining cereal mixture. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts on Medium (50%) 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Dip bottom third of each egg treat into melted candy; let excess drip off. Return to cookie sheet. Let stand until set, about 5 minutes. Store covered at room temperature.
  • 1 Wash and dry the inside of plastic egg. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave marshmallows and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Continue to microwave in 30-second increments, stirring until smooth. Stir in cereal until well mixed. Stir in chocolate candies.
  • 3 Working quickly, press cereal mixture into each egg half, filling full. Remove from mold; gently press 2 halves together. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining cereal mixture. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts on Medium (50%) 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Dip bottom third of each egg treat into melted candy; let excess drip off. Return to cookie sheet. Let stand until set, about 5 minutes. Store covered at room temperature.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
0%
Saturated Fat
10g
0%
Sodium
190mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1/2g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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