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Easter Baskets

These adorable little Easter Baskets will use up all your miscelaneous pantry supplies and fun for the children!
Servings 12 baskets


  • 3 Tbsp melted unsalted butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows or/1 package 10 oz. marshmallows
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5-6 cups dry cereal popcorn, puffed grains such as quinoa or dry chow mein noodles or/ mix and match
  • Substitutions: nuts seeds, chopped dried fruit, candies, chopped chocolate, chopped graham wafers, oats, granola or coconut for 1-2 cups of cereal.


  • Grease muffin tins or small bowls/ramekins with melted butter or cooking spray.
  • In a large pot over low heat melt butter. Stir in marshmallows, coating in butter until melted. Add vanilla and stir to mix. Remove from heat.
  • Add cereal and any other remaining ingredients and stir until well coated.
  • Using buttered spatula or spoon evenly press mixture into muffin tins or bowls to create nests or small baskets. Cool and the fill with Easter treats!