Lemonade Rice Krispies Chicks in Cocoa Krispies Nests: Recently I was given the opportunity to participate in a challenge hosted by The Motherhood and Kellogg’s Rice Krispies. As Rice Krispies are my hubby’s favorite cereal, I jumped at the chance to be a part.
Our team of four bloggers will compete against three other teams this year. Once each season we will come together and create a fun and festive Krispie-licious treat that fits into a certain theme. For each challenge, we will also design a centerpiece to accompany the treat. I’m a very lucky girl to get to share this experience with wonder-bloggers Amy from She Wears Many Hats, Julie from Mommie Cooks, and Robyn from Add a Pinch.
This first challenge was all about Easter. We slaved over the Rice Krispies, tasting and tasting our practice recipes, until we came up with something easy-to-make, delicious, and cute as heck! It was hard work, but someone had to do it. *wink*
With our treat and centerpiece, we tried to capture the playful side of Easter, as well as the colors and concepts that remind us of rebirth and fresh beginnings. Our Cocoa Krispies garden full of carrots, onion, and cabbage was unfortunately planted right next to a burrow of bouncing bunnies. Bad luck for the veggies!
Although my kids didn’t get to participate to the treat making this particular day, this would be the perfect Easter project to take on with little ones. Our basket was easy enough for them to build; filled with yummy Cocoa Krispies Treats and decorated with shredded coconut, small veggies, and Lemonade Rice Krispies bunnies and chicks.
These adorably delicious lemony chickies are perched on crunchy chocolate nests rolled in a mixture of Rice Krispies and Cocoa Krispies. Don’t let the length of the recipe fool you–these are simple to make! Lemonade Rice Krispies Chicks in Cocoa Krispies Nests are a fun family cooking project and delightful addition to any Spring or Easter gathering.
To see all the entries, watch the Rice Krispies Making Memories Circle this week on TheMotherhood.com.
We will need your help to WIN this competition. Next week Rice Krispies will post all four entries on their Facebook Fan Page. Your votes make a difference in the final tally. Don’t worry, I’ll give you plenty of reminders to go vote!
April 15th – Our team is participating as hosts of a fun chat at The Motherhood. I’d love for you to stop by!
April 21st – Rice Krispies® will announce the winner of the challenge on The Motherhood circle.
I am working on this project in conjunction with The Motherhood and Rice Krispies®. I have been compensated for materials and stand to win a PRIZE should our team win out over the competition.
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