Polka Dot Egg Treats

Polka Dot Egg Treats

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

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

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.
Makes 12 servings (1 egg treat)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • Total Fat 13g
      • (Saturated Fat 10g,),
    • Sodium 190mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 54g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1/2g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.