Xavier Tries Edible Peep Playdough & Peep Multi-Color Rice Krispie Treats

Nothing says Easter treats quite like Peeps!

Xavier wanted to take the treats up a notch with a couple of recipes he found online.

Edible Peeps PlaydoughPeeps Playdough

Ingredients

  • 5 Peeps
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

  • Mix Peeps, powdered sugar, coconut oil together in microwave safe bowl
  • Microwave for 20 seconds
  • Mix together and let sit.

Peeps Rice Krispie Treats Krispies

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 4 (3-ounce) packages of Peeps (one yellow, one pink, one blue, and one purple)
  • 6 tablespoons butter

Instructions

microwave directions:

  • Pick the dark spots (eyes and nose) off of the Peeps.
  • Place one color of the Peeps in a large, microwave-safe bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon butter.
  • Microwave on high for 45 to 60 seconds.
  • If you want your Peeps rice crispy treats to have more vibrant color then add 1-2 drops of matching food coloring.
  • Stir until the marshmallows are completely melted.
  • Pour 1 1/2 cups of Rice Krispies Cereal into the bowl and stir to coat.
  • Repeat this process for the 3 remaining colors of Peeps.
  • Pinch off small handfuls of the marshmallow cereal mixture and press them together.
  • Place in the well-buttered 8-inch or 9-inch pan.
  • Repeat, placing the next bunch of cereal treat mixture next to the first in the pan.
  • Continue filling the pan.

stove-top directions:

  • Begin to melt the butter in a medium-large saucepan set over low heat.
  • Add the marshmallow Peeps and stir occasionally until about 75% of the marshmallows have melted.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and continue to stir, smashing the marshmallows, until melted and smooth.
  • Use the process listed above to create the multi-color rice crispy bars.
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