Tuesday, March 19, 2013

M&M Filled Crispy Eggs

Scripture to Live By:

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 15:13

But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.  Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
John 14:26,27

Recipe Post:
I saw this idea here of Rice Crispy eggs and thought I would try them for myself.  Here is what you will need if you would like to try them yourself:
12 - 18 plastic snap-apart eggs.
1 package of miniature marshmallows
3 Tablespoons of Margarine or butter
6 cups of Crispy Rice

Wash plastic eggs, rinse and dry thoroughly.

Spray both halves with cooking spray.

Put marshmallows in a microwavable dish and add 3 Tablespoons of butter or margarine. 

Cook in microwave oven for 2 minutes. Remove from microwave oven and stir and then put back in microwave oven and cook for another minute.  Remove from microwave oven. Add food coloring to the mixture, for the color of eggs you want.  

Mix well and pour over the 6 cups of Crispy Rice.  Mix until coated well.  

Spay hands with cooking spray or with margarine. 

Fill each half of the egg with the Rice Crispy mixture.  Then push the center out to the edges of egg to form a hole in the rice crispy egg so you will have room to put the M & Ms in.  I put 5 peanut butter M&M's in the center of each egg. 

Then I put the halves together and closed the egg. I set them aside until they had cooled completely.  

Open the egg and remove the rice crispy egg.  

Decorate the outside of the egg.  I used pastel sprinkles on these.
(Put them on when you take the egg out of the plastic egg so they will adhere to the egg.)

You can put them on a plate or in a basket to serve.

Or  decorate a table with them..

I decorated some of them with frosting and flowers.

When you open them to eat them your have a nice surprise inside.
I put Peanut Butter M & M's inside mine.  You could use jelly beans or any small candy.  

These are simple to make and something you could make with your children.   You can make as many colors of eggs as you would like just by adding different food colors to the marshmallow mixture.  
I really like Rice Crispy treats. and that is what these are,with a M & M surprise inside. 
I took these to Jr Church on Sunday, as a snack for the children.  They liked them  and they wanted more.   I sent some home with them.  I think your children  will like them, as well.
 Hope you will try them this Easter season.


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  1. How fun, I'll have to make these with my kids! Pinning it!

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    1. Margo, I saw the comment was on here twice so I deleted one of them. I know your children will enjoy making them and eating them. Make sure you put enough rice crispy mixture in them to make them seal good when you close them up. Love and blessings to you.

  3. Those are so cute and yummy too. That looks like a fun project to do with kids. Next year my grandson with be old enough to really enjoy doing this. I love that you include scripture in your post. Thanks for sharing. Visiting from joyful homemaking. Have a great day. Love, Wanda

  4. Thank you Wanda for viewing my post and for leaving an encouraging comment.
    Blessings to you.

  5. Just visiting from Think Tank Thursday and wanted to thank you for the fantastic idea!! I love it! My girls will love these :)

  6. How fun! I just saw these on catch a glimpse link party, and I had to stop by. I'll have to make them, my kids will think I'm the coolest mom ever! Thanks for the idea!!

  7. Wonderful idea! My kids will not only love to make those, they will probably eat them faster than they can make them!

  8. I love this adorable idea! Hiding the M & M's would be a great surprise for any age! Thanks so much for linking up at Weekend Potluck...I am sharing this on my FB page.

  9. Fantastic idea!! These are so cute & surely YUMMY too!! Appreciate the recipe! Pinned ;) I'm co-hosting the Sweet & Savoury Sunday Link Party this weekend and would LOVE to have you come by ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com tomorrow and share this with others just in time for Easter! (You're welcome to bring a couple other favorites to the party too if you'd like! ;)) Hope to see you there! Have a beautiful day!!

  10. I showed these to my daughter and she said: Wow! We should make those!
    I totally agree with her!

    Thanks for sharing! :)
    hugs x
    Crystelle Boutique

  11. What fun eggs, thanks so much for showing us how to make them Jo Ann. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  12. What adorable and yummy looking eggs!
    Thanks so much for linking up at the Real Family Fun link party.

  13. Very clever and I like the hidden treat inside. I must give this a try next year!

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