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Easter Rice Krispie Treats

Easter Rice Krispie Treats are sweet, chewy no-bake squares that are made with three kinds of cereal, marshmallows, sprinkles, and M&Ms! Takes only 10 minutes of hands-on time to prepare!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 294kcal


  • ½ cup salted butter
  • 10 cups mini marshmallows divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 cups Rice Krispies
  • 2 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Frosted Cheerios
  • 1 cup Easter M&Ms
  • 2 teaspoons Easter sprinkles


  • Premeasure all ingredients before you begin cooking and line a 9x13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper and coat with non-stick spray; set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter, salt, and 8 cups of marshmallows together until smooth.
    ½ cup salted butter, 10 cups mini marshmallows
  • Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Followed but the remaining 2 cups of marshmallows and the cereals until fully coated.
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 5 cups Rice Krispies, 2 cups Rice Chex, 2 cups Frosted Cheerios
  • Gently and quickly fold in the M&Ms and sprinkles then transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.
    1 cup Easter M&Ms
  • Top with extra M&M’s and sprinkles, if desired, and use parchment paper or greased hands to gently press the mixture into the pan.
    2 teaspoons Easter sprinkles
  • Allow to set for 30 minutes before removing from the pan and cutting into squares.


  • Unsalted butter may also be used, but you will want to add about 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the recipe.
  • Corn Chex may be used in place of rice Chex, but I wouldn’t use wheat.
  • Other Cheerio varieties can be used.
  • Don’t add the M&M’s in too soon or the color will bleed throughout the mixture.
  • Don’t press too hard on the mixture or it will make them tough and hard.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks at room temperature.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 1070IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 5mg