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Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests, the sweetest easy Easter treats for kids.

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests, a sweet treat filling with Easter eggs

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests

What a fun way of using up chocolate Easter eggs, and keeping everyone entertained. Only 5 ingredients needed, just try not to eat too many chocolate eggs at once, as the Easter menu can be rather generous.

The countdown for Easter has started! How exciting! If you are not quite sure what to do for Easter, no need to panic yet, there is still plenty of time left to gather ideas for your big day meal and activities for little ones. It is such a special time of the year, when we get to have the whole family celebrating with us. And then you have the lovely Spring weather, the joy, the laughter. Happy times!!!

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests

I do get homesick though when l don’t have the chance to travel to Romania to see my parents and relatives. Although l have a family of my own now, my lovely husband and baby girls, l always long to spend special occasions in the countryside with everybody else and have the whole family reunited.

It is also because over there, traditions are still alive and it’s the little things that make you happy. Like painting eggs red, cooking and baking, attending the church services, getting the house and garden all nice and clean, and so much more.

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests

Chocolate rice krispie Easter nests

Isn’t it extraordinary how food can help make these moments special? Since l mentioned the tradition of painting eggs red, l have this post about how to do it without artificial colour: Naturally-dyed Easter eggs. We can’t think of Easter without the dyed eggs, and every single household in the country will have them on the table. There are so many other dishes that we usually enjoy having on that day, but this will be covered in a separate post, as there is so much to write about.

To make these pretty nests, you can use simple rice krispies instead of the chocolate ones. Since the chocolate krispies and quite sweet anyway, l opted for dark chocolate, although milk chocolate can be used instead.

 

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Chocolate rice krispie Easter egg nests
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Chocolate rice krispie Easter egg nests
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Chocolate rice krispie Easter egg nests, the sweetest treat for little ones. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Servings: 6 nests
Calories: 165 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
Ingredients
  • 1 cup chocolate rice krispies (250 g)
  • 100 g dark chocolate (3 oz)
  • 30 g butter (1 oz)
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • oil for brushing
  • chocolate eggs for decorating
Instructions
  1. Melt the chocolate and butter over a pan of simmering water.

  2. Remove from the heat, add the rice krispies and golden syrup and combine everything together.

  3. Lightly oil a 6-cavity muffin tin, divide the warm mixture evenly, pressing gently with your fingers to shape a bird's nest.

  4. Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

  5. Use a sharp knife to ease up the edges, then fill the nests with chocolate eggs.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate rice krispie Easter egg nests
Amount Per Serving
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Potassium 119mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 8.7%
Vitamin C 3.6%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 18.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

 

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Rhonda
    March 20, 2017 at 4:39 am

    Hi. I found your blog on Promote Your Posts. These are adorable, and would make a fun treat at a Easter Party. I would love for you to share your post on my Sunday’s Best linky party. Nice meeting you.

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      Daniela Anderson
      March 20, 2017 at 7:05 am

      Hi Rhonda! Thank you very much, I would love to share my post at the linky party. I am glad you like it ?

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    Eb Gargano
    April 13, 2017 at 11:32 am

    Lovely recipe – great one to do with kids!! Interesting to hear about all the traditions in Romania…I love traditions too…I wish we had more in the UK, but as a family we make up our own for things like Easter and Christmas…I love how excited the kids get with the anticipation!! Thanks for linking up to #CookBlogShare 🙂 Eb x

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      Daniela Anderson
      April 13, 2017 at 11:39 am

      Thank you, glad you like the recipe. Holiday times are the best when they are spent with thr family.

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    Jhanet
    September 20, 2017 at 3:53 am

    Hi, just one question. How long could you make this ahead of a party? Thanks

    • Reply
      Daniela Anderson
      September 20, 2017 at 6:43 am

      Hi! I would make them the night before and refrigerate until they are ready to go on the table. 😊

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