Holiday Treat: Celebrate Easter with Trix Treats
Every Easter, my family and I get together at my sister's house to celebrate the holiday. While my sister does most of the prep work for the food, I always bring a treat for dessert. I try to focus on a kid-friendly treat that is fun and colorful. I've made cute cupcakes with grass icing and candy eggs. I've made Rice Krispie Treats cut into the shape of eggs.
This year, I was looking for something a little different. I know they all love the Krispie Treats but we have kinda been there, done that when it comes to those. Going off a crowd favorite though, I decided to change it up a bit and use Trix cereal instead of Rice Krispies. My son was a little hesitant when helping me make the trial batch.
"What are those, Mom?"
Just wait and see, dear.
As he patiently waited for the marshmallows to melt, he ate more than his fair share of them. Finally, it was time to get this thing going and he dumped the cereal into the marshmallow mixture. He had a blast stirring the colorful concoction together.
He was a little disappointed when I told him that he had to wait for them to cool before he could eat them. But they were well worth the wait! I don't know if I should admit this or not, but half a pan mysteriously disappeared within hours of making the Trix Treats.
I guess that means they are a hit!
5 cups of Trix cereal
3 tbsp butter
2 1/2 cups mini-marshmallows
- Grease a 13x9 baking dish.
- On the stove, melt the butter and marshmallows together.
- Pour the cereal over the mixture and mix together with a greased spatula.
- Using wax paper, pour the mixture into the baking dish, pressing down to set.
- Once your Trix treats are cooled, cut into squares.
These are a quick and easy treat that your child can help you make. These were a great colorful way to welcome in spring. I can't wait to make them again for the kids on Easter.
What sweet treat do you like to serve during the Easter holiday?
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