Polka Dot Egg Treats

Make this delectable dessert this Easter that is made using rice cereal and chocolate candies – perfect to serve a crowd.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12

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