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Monday, March 23, 2015

Spring Garden Basket - Krispies Kreation

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Spring has sprung, okay I know that some of you are still dealing with snow drifts and snow days but I promise it is Spring!  I love this time of year, not just because of the great weather but also because of the holidays, events and springy colors that enter our life again.  There is something about this time of the year that makes me feel like getting creative in the kitchen with desserts and snacks for my kids but also for my coworkers.  After a long day in the office all of us deserve a fun snack that helps give us an afternoon pick-me-up so I decided to create something that would not only brighten up our office but also brighten up my coworkers moods!  

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Adorable right?  I love the pre-made Rice Krispies Treats on their own, especially for an afternoon treat at work but this special Spring Garden Basket makes these treats even better!  You can make these pretty quickly too, I was surprised how easy this was and let me tell ya, the chocolate and toppings totally make the already delicious treats AMAZING!  

Krispie Spring Garden Basket


Free Printable Tutorial Here. 

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Ingredients:


6-10 Rice Krispies Treats (blue packaging)
24 ounces melted white chocolate
Plain M&M candies 
JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
sprinkles
coconut flakes
piping frosting
candy sticks
basket, bowl or flower pot
wet foam block
decorative grass or paper

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Directions:

1.  Unwrap the Rice Krispies Treats.  

2.  Melt chocolate in a container that will allow you to dip the treats.  

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3.  Dip candy stick in the chocolate and insert the candy coated stick into the krispies treat. 

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4.  Next, dip the entire rice krispies treat into the chocolate.  

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5.  Lay each of the treats on parchment paper.  This is when you would add your coconut flakes, M&Ms, marshmallows and sprinkles for decorating. 

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6.  Let the chocolate covered rice krispie treats harden in the refrigerator - should take about 10 minutes.  

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7.  Time to build your garden basket.  Using a basket, flower pot or bowl - place some wet foam flower blocks to the basket.  Strategically place the Rice Krispies Pops into the blocks.  Cover the block with decorative grass or paper.  
8.  Perfect Spring Garden Basket Centerpiece to help brighten up a table!  A delicious alternative to the traditional dessert. 


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If you were planning on handing these out to individuals rather than serving in a group setting you could also by clear treat bags and once the treats are cooled simply wrap them up in the plastic treat bags and seal for freshness.  

Leaving these on teacher's desks before Spring Break would be a fun little gift your child could give too!  I think these would also make great party treats - totally custom by the colors of chocolate and toppings used.  Yummy!

I decided to add a little more Spring flair to my Garden Basket by creating an Easter Bunny Chocolate Covered Rice Krispies Treat!  
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To create these simply dip treat into melted chocolate and then dip the chocolate covered treat into shredded coconut immediately.  This creates the bunny fur.  Let the chocolate harden and then decorate with decorating frosting to make a bunny face!  

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I found all of my decorating items and Rice Krispies Treats at Walmart.  I am so glad I was able to brighten up my office and coworkers with these fun treats!  This adorable Spring Garden Basket full of treats makes me ready for all things Spring!  

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Currently, there is a little contest going on that can help you get some creative ideas but also win a prize pack!  Hey Hey!!  

Eligible entrants will vote on their favorite Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® recipe on the Kellogg’s Family Rewards® Website and via various social media platforms to be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win prizes.  

How to enter the sweepstakes:

To enter via Twitter, Pinterest and/or Instagram, go to any of the Social Platforms and include the hashtag #RKTreatSweeps and the name of the Treat recipe you’re voting on in the copy of your post.  

You must also send or share a link of your post to RKTreatSweeps@kellogg.com in order for your Social Platform entry to be verified.  To send or share a link of your post with the Sponsor, go to the Social Platform(s) containing your Treat vote post, go to your profile, select the tweet/pin/post you would like to share with the Sponsor, and copy the link (Twitter) or share the post (Pinterest & Instagram) to RKTreatSweeps@kellogg.com.  

So now what?  Enter the contest by voting on my recipe of course!  There will be 20 winners from this random drawing so you have a great chance!  Vote and Enter here - starts 3/24/2015 - 5/3/2015 - Good Luck! 



How will you dress up a Rice Krispies Treat this spring?


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35 comments:

  1. What a cute idea. My kids would love 'em!

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  2. Those are adorable!!! What a fun way to share some sweetness this Easter! :)

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  3. Putting the chocolate in a cup would make dipping so much easier - why didn't I think of that! These are super cute!

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  4. SO creative- love all the designs!

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  5. People need to do more with white chocolate. I love it but in our family we only get it around the Holidays. Pined it!

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  6. These came out so perfect! I would love to make some for my kid's classmates too!

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  7. we do a lot with rice krispies and I never thought to use the premade ones. what a time saver.

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  8. Goodness this is cute and clever and adorable - must make. Oh and I have no human kids - I just want for myself ;)

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  9. These are just way too cute!! They look so colorful and perfect for Spring!

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  10. What a great idea for a Easter basket. This is truly brilliant.

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  11. Oh my word .. these look so goood . I love Rice Krispie Treats and these will be perfect for Easter

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  12. What a cute idea! Rice Krispie treats are so versatile!

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  13. This looks like a great way to dress up a basket. Fun and easy.

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  14. This is so cute. It looks like it would be fun for kids to decorate.

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  15. Those are absolutely adorable! What a cute idea!

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  16. They look cute and delicious! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  17. I love M&Ms and Rice Krispies Treats, so these are the perfect combination! Thank you!

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  18. These are so colorful! They are perfect for Easter!

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  19. These are really cute! I love this idea and so will the kiddos!

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  20. This is such an awesome idea. I'd love to wrap some up and give them as gifts.

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  21. This is such a cute display for Easter. It's a tasty display too. ;0

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  22. These are adorable and so great for either Easter or spring. I love the whole basket idea and would love to gift these to a few people.

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  23. Perfect basket treat! I was looking for something fun to add to ours and this is the perfect idea!

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  24. Those are way too cute! Will have to try to make these!

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  25. Pinned - I want to make these for Easter! So cute and easy! Great idea!

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  26. Those are so cute! My kids would love to make these for Easter.

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  27. adorable! I want these treats on my table!

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  28. Kids love Krispie Treats at the class parties! These woud be so much fun for Spring!

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  29. You're right, those are completely adorable. You did such a great job!

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  30. The bunny is my favorite! :)

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  31. These are cute and look so easy to make!

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  32. OMG these are so freaking cute Censie

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  33. You did a beautiful job. My son would go nuts for these!

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  34. These are so adorable! I love the attention to detail and creative decorations on these! #client

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