Last year, we made Rice Krispies Treat Eggs for Easter, but Tina wanted to add some color for 2014. Enter: Fruity Pebbles.
I’ve been known to eat a lot of Rice Krispies Treats. Like a Costco-sized box within a week.
And when I can’t get to Costco, I channel my inner Walter White. Missing for days in the dessert, cooped up in an RV with fumes of butter, marshmallows and Rice Krispies floating into the hot sun. So, I was a little skeptical at introducing Fruity Pebbles to the melted marshmallow party, but…
I think I like them better than the original. But mostly because it’s Easter.
The preferred method for consuming is actually not in egg form at all. See Exhibit A. It tastes best right out of the pan in a warm, sticky, colorful blob of deliciousness. Wash it down with an ice cold glass of milk and you got yourself a respectable snack.
Even though Fruity Pebble Eggs have made it to the IT LIST of Easter snacks, there will forever be a place in my stomach for the original Rice Krispies Treat Eggs (see Exhibit B).
Some Technical Notes:
- The eggs were formed by hand because plastic eggs were just too small to use as molds.
- We ended up wrapping each egg in plastic wrap before placing in a basket with paper grass and pretty Easter stuff.
- If you’re serving on a plate, you can forego the wrapping, but they’re pretty sticky so it’s nearly impossible to put bare eggs on paper (or plastic) grass.
- It’s helpful to have a dog eat any rogue pebbles or krispies that fall on to the floor so you don’t have to vacuum later.